Mazda MPV 1999-06

Camshaft Position Sensor

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Description & Operation



The CMP sensor provides the camshaft position information, called the CMP signal, which is used by the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) for fuel synchronization.

Removal & Installation



  1. Disconnect the battery negative cable.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the CMP sensor connector.
  4.  
  5. Remove the timing belt cover and timing belt.
  6.  
  7. Remove the cylinder head cover.
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  9. Hold the camshaft using a wrench on the cast hexagon and loosen the camshaft pulley lock bolt.
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  11. Remove the camshaft pulley lock bolt.
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  13. Remove the camshaft pulley.
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  15. Remove the camshaft position sensor.
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  17. Install in the reverse order of removal. Tightening torque: Timing pulley bolt-91-103 ft lbs Sensor bolt- 69.5-95.4 ft lbs
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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the CMP sensor connector.
  4.  
  5. Remove the CMP sensor installation bolt.
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  7. Remove the CMP sensor.
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  9. Make sure that the CMP sensor is free of any metallic shavings or particles.
    NOTE
    If metallic shavings or particles are found on the sensor, clean them off.

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  11. Install the CMP sensor in the reverse order of removal. Tightening torque is 69.5-95.4 in lbs
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