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Ford Ranger Synchronizer Shaft For the Camshaft Position Sensor May Make Noise

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Model Years Affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2006

Engines Affected: 3.0L V6, 4.0L V6

Average Mileage: 90,718 mi (25,000 mi - 150,000 mi)


The synchronizer shaft for the camshaft position sensor can cause a loud squeak or chirping noise due to failure of the upper bushing. The noise may be erratic and is usually present when the engine is warm.

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