Ford Ranger Problem Report
Ford Ranger Noise From Synchronizer Shaft Upper Bushing
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.
Synchronizer Shaft for camshaft position sensor upper bushing goes bad and makes squealing sound like a loose belt (replace) - Visitor
had the same problem friend works at ford, found, and fixed the issue quickly...part is expensive trough ford...aftermarket part is 1/4 of the price. - CDaddy
chirps when the engine is warm. - Visitor
Had the intermittent squeaks. Mechanic diagnosed it immediately. Replaced synchronizer and sensor. No more squeak, but 'Check Engine Light' is not always ON - JohnBoyZ
something in the engin "churps" when the engin is warm - Visitor
chirping sound at random times with the engine running. - neilh77
troubleshooting a loud constatnt annoyng sqieal like a belt but suspecting compressor for a/c...thinking it might be the cam shaft postion senor shaft bushing failure - mighty mike Z
Severe squeaking both front tires area. - Visitor
Loud chirping/squeak when engine is warm, erratic. CPS or synchronizer. - Visitor
It sounds like a shaft turning in a dry bushing or rubbing against something and doesn't do it...
Ive had this code for a while now. It never lets the check engine light shut off so I get it checked with a code reader regularly to see if anything new pops up. Ive replaced the sensor it was not ...
a shade tree mech took off one wire @the roter and it started..said needed plugs/wires/roter/ba...