Sunday, June 10, 2012

2005 Dodge Durango: Replace Camshaft position sensor and Crankshaft Position Sensor?

How to replace Camshaft Position sensor on Dodge Durango.
And how to replace Crankshaft position Sensor on Dodge Durango.

The Procedure to replace both Sensors with details and helpful diagram is as follows:---------

The Camshaft Position Sensor (CMP) on the 5.7L V-8 engine is located below the
generator on the timing chain / case cover on the right/front side of

Well, there is enough room to get to the sensor without removing the Alternator, however, sometimes the sensor is a little tough to remove due to time, build-up, etc taking its toll on the rubber o-ring. So, to get better leverage, and a better grip on the sensor to remove it, you may need to remove the Alternator.

See the diagram shown below:-------
camshaft sensor

Crankshaft sensor is a straight shot. best access is from under the vehicle working upwards. Same deal with the rubber o-ring, though. It sometimes can be a little tough to remove. With both sensors, when installing the new sensor, lube the new o-ring a little bit for easier installation.

The Crankshaft Position (CKP) Sensor is mounted into the right rear side
of the cylinder block. It is positioned and bolted into a machined hole. Best access is from under the vehicle, working upwards.

See the help diagram shown below:----------

crankshaft sensor

This details will help.

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