Ford Ranger Problem Report
Ford Ranger Camshaft Sensor Magnet May Damage Synchronizers
The magnet for the camshaft position sensor may fall out of its mount and damage the synchronizers. This causes long crank times when starting the engine and may cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate. If this happens, both the magnets and the synchronizers need to be replaced.
Replaced Sync and Sensor. No more squeak, but now 'Check
Engine Light' stays on. Never came on before. - JohnBoyZ
Engine would crank, but wouldn't start. Intermittent condition for months. Engine ran ok if it did start. Replaced camshaft position sensor. No problems since! - Visitor
Its not fixed yet. But having same cranking propblem of long time to crank. Also bulks on the roads - Visitor
It will not pass smog due to the camshaft being out of adjustment - Visitor
just started with problem 2 months ago was looking for problem found it when i read repports. - Visitor
magnet in camshaft sensor came apart and ruined the shaft. - Visitor
The synchronizer shaft for the camshaft position sensor can cause a loud squeak or chirping noi...
THE SENSOR HAS JUST WENT OUT AND STARTED TO SKIP RIGHT BEFORE THE TIMING BELT BROKE.
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Ive had this code for a while now. It never lets the check engine light shut off so I get it ch...