Dodge Journey: Operation, Removal

OPERATION

CAMSHAFT AND CRANKSHAFT SIGNALS

Ignition Control
Fig. 29: 4 Cylinder Cam & Crank Signals

NOTE: The graphic represents the relationship between camshaft and crankshaft sensors edges with camshafts in "lock pin" position (cam shafts are not "phasing"). This is normally seen during idle.

Depiction of good camshaft and crankshaft square wave signals for 4 cylinder engines.

Ignition Control
Fig. 30: 6 Cylinder Cam & Crank Signals

Depiction of good camshaft and crankshaft square wave signals for 6 cylinder engines.

REMOVAL

2.4L FRONT

Ignition Control
Fig. 31: Front Cam Sensor

1. Disconnect and isolate negative battery cable.

2. Disconnect electrical connector from camshaft position sensor.

3. Remove camshaft position sensor mounting screw.

Ignition Control
Fig. 32: Removing/Installing Camshaft Position Sensor

4. Remove sensor.

2.4L REAR

Ignition Control
Fig. 33: Identifying Camshaft Position Sensor Heat Shield - Remove/Install

1. Disconnect and isolate negative battery cable.

2. Disconnect electrical connector at sensor.

3. Remove nut retaining heat shield.

Ignition Control
Fig. 34: Identifying Camshaft Position Sensor Heat Shield - Remove/Install

4. Pull heat shield out to uncover sensor.

5. Remove mounting bolt.

Ignition Control
Fig. 35: Removing/Installing Camshaft Position Sensor

6. Remove sensor.

2.7L

Ignition Control
Fig. 36: Cam Sensor Location 2.7L

The camshaft position sensor is mounted in the front of the head.

1. Disconnect electrical connector from sensor.

2. Remove camshaft position sensor screw.

3. Without pulling on the connector, pull the sensor out of the chain case cover.

3.5L

Ignition Control
Fig. 37: 3.5L Camshaft Sensor

1. Disconnect and isolate the negative battery cable at battery.

2. Disconnect electrical connector (3) from camshaft position (CMP) sensor (2).

3. Remove bolt (1) and CMP sensor (2).

    Installation
    2.4L FRONT Fig. 38: Removing/Installing Camshaft Position Sensor CAUTION: Install camshaft position (CMP) sensor utilizing twisting motion. Make sure CMP sensor is fully seated. Do n ...

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