Dodge Journey: Installation

2.4L FRONT

Ignition Control
Fig. 38: Removing/Installing Camshaft Position Sensor

CAUTION: Install camshaft position (CMP) sensor utilizing twisting motion. Make sure CMP sensor is fully seated. Do not drive CMP sensor into the bore with mounting screw. This may cause CMP sensor to be incorrectly seated causing a faulty signal or no signal at all.

1. Lubricate sensor O-ring.

Ignition Control
Fig. 39: Front Cam Sensor

2. Install CMP sensor and mounting bolt, tighten to 9 N.m (79.5 in. lbs.).

3. Connect electrical connector to camshaft position sensor.

4. Connect negative battery cable, tighten nut to 5 N.m (45 in. lbs.).

2.4L REAR

Ignition Control
Fig. 40: Removing/Installing Camshaft Position Sensor

CAUTION: Install camshaft position (CMP) sensor utilizing twisting motion. Make sure CMP sensor is fully seated. Do not drive CMP sensor into the bore with mounting screw. This may cause CMP sensor to be incorrectly seated causing a faulty signal or no signal at all.

1. Lubricate sensor O-ring.

2. Install CMP sensor and mounting bolt, tighten to 9 N.m (79.5 in. lbs.).

Ignition Control
Fig. 41: Identifying Camshaft Position Sensor Heat Shield - Remove/Install

3. Connect electrical connector to camshaft position sensor.

4. Install heat shield onto mounting stud.

5. Install heat shield retaining nut and tighten.

Ignition Control
Fig. 42: Identifying Camshaft Position Sensor Heat Shield - Remove/Install

6. Connect the electrical connector.

7. Connect negative battery cable, tighten nut to 5 N.m (45 in. lbs.).

2.7L

Ignition Control
Fig. 43: Cam Sensor Location 2.7L

CAUTION: Install camshaft position (CMP) sensor utilizing twisting motion. Make sure CMP sensor is fully seated. Do not drive CMP sensor into the bore with mounting screw. This may cause CMP sensor to be incorrectly seated causing a faulty signal or no signal at all.

NOTE: If reinstalling the sensor, check the sensor O-ring for damage and replace if necessary. Lubricate the O-ring with clean engine oil before installing the sensor.

1. Push the CMP sensor into the chain case cover with a twisting motion until fully seated.

2. While holding the sensor in this position, install and tighten the retaining bolt to 12 N.m (106 in. lbs.).

3. Connect and lock the electrical connector to the CMP sensor.

4. Connect the negative battery cable and tighten nut to 5 N.m (45 in. lbs.).

NOTE: The Cam/Crank Variation Relearn procedure must be performed anytime there has been a repair/replacement made to a powertrain system, for example: flywheel, valvetrain, camshaft and/or crankshaft sensors or components.

3.5L

Ignition Control
Fig. 44: 3.5L Camshaft Sensor

CAUTION: Install camshaft position (CMP) sensor utilizing twisting motion. Make sure CMP sensor is fully seated. Do not drive CMP sensor into the bore with mounting screw. This may cause CMP sensor to be incorrectly seated causing a faulty signal or no signal at all.

NOTE: If reinstalling the sensor, check the sensor O-ring for damage and replace if necessary. Lubricate the O-ring with clean engine oil before installing the sensor.

1. Push the CMP sensor (2) into the timing belt cover with a twisting motion until fully seated.

2. While holding the sensor (2) in this position, install and tighten the retaining bolt (1) to 12 N.m (106 in.lbs.).

3. Connect and lock the electrical connector (3) to the CMP sensor (2).

4. Connect the negative battery cable and tighten nut to 5 N.m (45 in. lbs.).

NOTE: The Cam/Crank Variation Relearn procedure must be performed anytime there has been a repair/replacement made to a powertrain system, for example: flywheel, valvetrain, camshaft and/or crankshaft sensors or components.

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