Q: Q: Check engine light on.

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Actron Code Reader says CAM SENSOR. Replaced both cam sensors. Light still on. Turned light off. It came back on with the same reading. Now what; I need to smog it. VIN #1FMEU73816ZA21217

My car has 122000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

You will need to have the vehicle tested and checked to see if the camshaft advancing control is the cause of the camshaft codes. The code you received only tells you there is an issue with that cams timing alignment. Your vehicle may have issues with the cam phasers or the actuators for the cams.

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