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Camshaft sensor versus crankshaft sensor

What’s the difference between a camshaft sensor versus a crankshaft sensor? A camshaft sensor generates the command for spark DIYers often get confused over the difference between a crankshaft sensor versus a camshaft sensor. They each control a different part of the fuel/spark cycle. In older engines with a traditional distributor style ignition system, the crankshaft rotated the camshaft(s) via a chain or timing belt, so the two were perfectly synchronized. The distributor was geared to the end of the camshaft. That way, the distributor could generate a spark a … Read More

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