Camshaft Sensor Magnet may Damage Synchronizers on Ford Mustang

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 102,291 (46,000–140,000)
Engines affected: 2.3L 4 Cylinder, 3.8L V6
17 model years affected: 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, more1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
24 people reported this problem
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I have ford mustang 2001 v-6 never had any problem abuot 1/23/ 2011 the dash show /check engine soon/ in yellow light- i dont now what the problems can be. thanyou for you anser
CEL on. Cam Shaft position sensors. The plastic bracket guiding the timing chain broke. Also a bolt broke off inside of the motor.