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I would like to know where the camshaft position sensor is located.

(1991 Volvo 240)
in York, PA on June 30, 2011
this car was running fine and then cut off. started only once since ran for a minute fine tried to drive the vehicle, started moving but once I pushed the accelerator it cut out again. gas is getting to the engine and it turns over just wont start except for a few spits every once and a while.
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on June 30, 2011
I read that occasionally oil seeps under the lifters holding the valves open, preventing compression. Possible solution is hold it to the floor and keep cranking till it starts. I read possibly as long as 80 seconds but dont crank it more than 120 seconds to avoid starter damage. Otherwise cam sensor should be held on cylinder head with a single bolt. Its a small black plastic sensor with wire attached.Most likely toward rear/transmission side of engine. Hope this helps Joe, Dave Gold
on June 30, 2011
Hey Dave,
with a SOHC is this top side of the engine or underneath?
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