If the crankshaft position sensor fails, the engine cannot be started.

If the camshaft sensor fails, the engine will run erratically, there will be a large fuel consumption

Replacing the crankshaft position sensor

We install the car on a lift or an observation ditch

How to replace the sensors of the crankshaft and camshaft Mazda 6

Removing the protection of the engine crankcase

We press the latch and disconnect the wiring block from the sensor

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Unscrew the two bolts securing the sensor to the cylinder block

Removing the sensor

How to replace the sensors of the crankshaft and camshaft Mazda 6

Installing the sensor and all the parts in reverse order

Replacement of camshaft position sensor

The camshaft position sensor (phase sensor) of the inductive type determines the TDC of the compression stroke of the piston of the 1st cylinder.

The signal from the sensor is used by the electronic control unit and serves to organize phased fuel injection in accordance with the order of operation of the cylinders. If a malfunction occurs in the circuit of any of the sensors, the ECU enters its code into its memory and turns on the signal lamp.

How to replace the sensors of the crankshaft and camshaft Mazda 6

Removing the decorative engine cover

How to replace the sensors of the crankshaft and camshaft Mazda 6

Click on the lock of the camshaft position sensor wire pads

Disconnect the pad from the sensor

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Unscrew the sensor mounting bolt to the lid

Removing the sensor

Install the camshaft position sensor and all parts in reverse order