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Old 11-01-2005, 15:07   #1 (permalink)
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Question 2000 ford f250 cam sensor problem please help

truck dies while driving down the road. starts right back up. i changed the sensor. when i pulled my old one out i noticed that it had a groove ground in it. i installed the new sensor and the truck wouldn't even start. i pulled it out and it had been ground down to the point that a piece of metal was showing. so i put the old sensor back in and it started right back up. it still dies while driving down the road. my question is can i shim the sensor out slightly to avoid grinding it down. or is this normal and i just got a bad sensor from the the parts dealer? thank you
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Old 11-07-2005, 23:20   #2 (permalink)
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Re: 2000 ford f250 cam sensor problem please help

I beleive that distance is 3mm. from sensor to pickup . You may have also got a bad sensor. But I would defintely check the gap before I ruined another one .,,
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Old 11-10-2005, 20:26   #3 (permalink)
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Re: 2000 ford f250 cam sensor problem please help

got it fixed. turns out i didn't ruin the sensor. i shimmed it out with 2 aluminum washers that i made, and it started right up.
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