Mazda RX-8 2004-06

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 negative battery cable.
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  3. Disconnect the CMP sensor connector.
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  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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    Fig. CMP sensor location

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