Cam Sensor Failure Causing no Start or Stalling on Dodge Ram 1500

On the 3.7L V6 and 4.7L V8 the camshaft position sensor may fail and cause the engine to crank but not start or it can cause intermittent stalling. A failed camshaft sensor will require replacement.

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Average mileage: 125,620 (47,027–203,800)
7 model years affected: 1994, 2000, 2001, 2002, more2003, 2004, 2005
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500203,365
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2004 Dodge Ram 150095,000
cam postions senor problem
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2002 Dodge Ram 150089,000
vehicle would shudder and stall as if out of fuel. Cam sensor was replaced ,no further problem.
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truck stalls and check engine light comes on.the reading is crankshaft sensor,but when replaced it got
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Last year we replaces my Camshaft Sensor A. Three weeks ago my truck took twenty minutes to start but i didnt have another problem until yesterday. My truck wouldnt start, I could hear my starter turning but that was all. I tried to start it a couple more times but got nothing. I came back after work and it started but the check engine light was on. I got home and my husband checked the code and it again.said Camshaft Sensor A. I am starting to think this will be a yearly occurance....
2004 Dodge Ram 150074,000
5.7 Hemi engine stalling and difficult to re-start. Check engine light came on with Camshaft Position Sensor fault code.
2002 Dodge Ram 1500100,000
Stalling we we would slow down at red lights or in slow traffic. We couldnt figure out what it was until it just wouldnt start. So we replaced the Cam Sensor and that solved the problem.
2005 Dodge Ram 150047,027
check engine light came on. computer showed cam sensor bad.4.7v8 will be fixed soon an not by dodge dealer.
Had sensor replaced 1 month ago it has gone out again, I will take it back to the repair shop when I can get it cranked!
Have replaced the cam sensor 3 times and still stalling
My check in engin light came on took it to the dealer and a p0301 code and it said it was a cam sensor which it was fixs then it was timed together with crank sensor which the dealer said when u fix one or the other U have to put in computer and time them together because if not it will keep on give u a fake reading
Would stall at traffic lights and cuff off going down road when we touch the brake. Would crank back up engine light started flashing. Took to dealership they put on computer it showed the code was a crankshaft position sensor.
05 Ram 1500 quad cab 4.7 ticking at top end and stalls a lot put new lifters in still ticks.Have re placed placed all sensors and modules known for truck and it still stalls.The truck has been put on diagnostic several times at different mechanic shops and no one can find whats causing problems.Have talked to Dodge Dealers and get this, none of them even knew that people are having these problems.Im lost dont know what to do . So far spent $1500.00 and truck still is not fixed AAHHHHGGG!!!!
2000 Dodge Ram 1500128,000
truck started to stall going at about 35-40MPH . Just kept coasting then after about 15-20 seconds it regained power . The other day pulling into Starbucks it died . Tried to start but it would . Got out pulled cover to fuses and relays to take a look . Then a friend jumped in and crank it over and it started right up .afraid to drive cuz don't know when it will die and afraid it might not start at all
2004 Dodge Ram 1500122,000
replaced cam sensor although the code still comes back as Loss of cam sensor crank Truck starts and runs although sputters and dies at idle
my 2002 dodge ram pick up will start when engine is cold but will not start when engine gets hot.replace ignition switch, starter, wires to battery, and still having problems. Need help don't know what else to do. not sure about mileage since a new motor was installed. my email address is
Need to know where it is located
2000 Dodge Ram 1500200,000
Replaced fuel pump replaced crank sensor ! Has fuel pressure n spark ! Problem is carb is not getting fuel ! Why ??
2004 Dodge Ram 1500123,000
My dodge ram 1500 2004 , has been having this sensor code for about two weeks now. I have taken it to aamco ,4 time already. They have replace the sensor and the wiring harness. They have also reprogrammed my cpu. The next day the light returned with new codes, one code had to do with the brakes and the other had to do with 4 wheel drive.Now, my truck is only two wheel drive. At this point i not even sure on what to do next.
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