Section 2.12 Camshaft Position Sensor

Section 2.12
Camshaft Position Sensor

The Camshaft Position Sensor, formerly the TDC Sensor, is located at the left front side flywheel housing. It is located above the air compressor. See Figure "Location of Camshaft Position Sensor" . The Camshaft Position Sensor should be replaced when the sensor fails to operate.‪

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 1. Camshaft Position Sensor‪

Figure 1. Location of Camshaft Position Sensor

Section 2.12.1
Camshaft Position Sensor Removal

Remove the Camshaft Position Sensor as follows:‪

Note: If the air compressor is still attached to the engine at this point, is may be necessary to remove the compressed air lines before removing the Camshaft Position Sensor. See Figure "Air Compressor Air Line Attachments" .

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 1. Discharge Port‪

 4. Unloader Port‪

 2. Unloader Air Line‪

 5. Discharge Air Line‪

 3. Intake Air Line‪

 6. Air Compressor‪

Figure 2. Air Compressor Air Line Attachments

  1. Remove the air compressor air lines, if necessary. Refer to "10.1.1 Air Compressor Removal" .
  2. Pull out the Camshaft Position Sensor at the crankcase.
  3. If inoperable, discard the sensor.
  4. Discard the O-ring.

Section 2.12.2
Camshaft Position Sensor Installation

Install the Camshaft Position Sensor as follows:‪

  1. Replace O-ring.
  2. Press in the new Camshaft Position Sensor until it makes contact with the camshaft sprocket.
  3. If the air compressor lines were removed, install them.


MBE 900 Service Manual - 6SE414
Generated on 10-13-2008