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4.0 sohc camshaft sensor located ??? not push rod

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Old 09-26-2012, 09:17 AM   #1
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Dk Exp 4.0 sohc camshaft sensor located ??? not push rod

I have a 98 explorer 4.0 sohc I was told the camshaft sensor was bad and that it was located in the back of the motor. I was given the part but when I looked in my explorer book it shows my model on the drivers side on the front side. however, when I reach in the back of the motor there is a part that feels similar to the part they gave me....confused? can someone shed some light on this, thanks.


I did have a letter "x" as the 8th character in my vin # showing I have a 4.0 6 cyl. ohc. Thanks for your help.
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Old 09-26-2012, 09:23 AM   #2
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SOHC cam position sensor:



Where to find it:





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Old 09-26-2012, 01:48 PM   #3
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VIN 8th digit?

Check the 8th digit in your VIN. If an X then you have the OHV V6 with a synchronizer. If an E then you have the SOHC V6 with a camshaft position sensor as posted above by snoranger.




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Found the "x" in the vin. thanks, man. ....unfortunatley .....behind the motor...pain in the glutous maximus.
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