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2002 Lexus ES 300 Base 4dr Sedan

2002 Lexus ES 300
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Compact
21 mpg city / 29 mpg hwy
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October 10, 2012, 11:00 am

Mike S
 

Question: location of camshaft sensors

location of camshaft poistioning sensors


October 22, 2012, 8:46 pm

Tyler O
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There is one per cylinder head. They are on the drivers side of the engine.

COMPONENTS

1. REMOVE V-BANK COVER



Using a 5 mm hexagon wrench, remove the 3 cap nuts..
Loosen the V-bank cover fastener counterclockwise.
Remove the V-bank cover.

2. REMOVE AIR CLEANER HOSE WITH RESONATOR
3. REMOVE CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSORS

Disconnect the 2 camshaft position sensor connectors.



Remove the bolt and camshaft position sensor. Remove the 2 camshaft position sensors.
Remove the O-rings from the camshaft position sensors.

4. REINSTALL NEW CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSORS

Install new O-rings to new camshaft position sensors.
Install the camshaft position sensor with the bolt. Install the 2 camshaft position sensors.

Torque: 8 Nm (80 kg.cm, 69 in.lb)

Connect the 2 camshaft position sensor connectors.

5. REINSTALL AIR CLEANER HOSE WITH RESONATOR
6. REINSTALL V-BANK COVER

Using 5 mm hexagon wrench, install the V-bank cover with the 3 cap nuts.
Press down the V-bank cover fastener.



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