Check Engine Light Due to Failed Intake Valve Timing Sensor on Nissan Pathfinder

The Check Engine Light may illuminate because the sensor that monitors the engine's intake valve timing stops working (Intake Valve Timing Control Position Sensor). Replacement of the failed sensor will commonly correct this problem.

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Average mileage: 103,750 (60,000–155,000)
2 model years affected: 2001, 2002
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2002 Nissan Pathfinder 101,000 mi,
hi i have the ssame problem in my nissan pathfinder 2002, but i want to know where is the location for this sensor thank you
2002 Nissan Pathfinder 138,000 mi,
Engine service light came up and I took the car to the dealership. The sensor was changed and the problem resolved.
2001 Nissan Pathfinder 60,000 mi,
engine light due to intake timing sensor
2002 Nissan Pathfinder 105,000 mi,
Check engine light has been on for 2 years. I have kept driving it and periodically it will go off. I have been told it may be something in the vacuum system or something.
2002 Nissan Pathfinder 65,000 mi,
didnt fix it, i am just driving it
2001 Nissan Pathfinder 113,000 mi,
check engine light does not go off