Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: I just need to know where the CPS is on it

asked by on

I ordered a new cps but cannot seem to find where it goes. Thanks

My car has 140 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: By CPS are you referring to the camshaft po...

By CPS are you referring to the camshaft position sensor or the crankshaft position sensor? The camshaft position sensor is located inside the distributor assembly and you are better off replacing the entire unit rather than dismantling it. In order to access the crankshaft position sensor, the timing belt assembly must be removed. Consider hiring one of our mobile experts if you need some help assistance with these sensors.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Loud screaming behind engine manifold

Since this noise only occurs in first and second gear and does not happen in any other speed ranges, it is most likely tied to an internal issue in the transaxle. All of the other rotating items such as motor...

Q: Car cranks fine but no start

Hello, thanks for writing in about your Chevrolet Malibu. If you have spark and fuel pressure then you may have a bad camshaft sensor. This sensor is responsible for telling the computer where the number one cylinder is. The fuel...

Q: Service engine soon light stays on after repairs

If the light is still on, then it may still have a problem that is still there. I recommend having the ECM scanned and the codes received should be diagnosed. The code may be the only tool for an accurate...

Related articles

P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the P0052 code means This code is seen when the Engine Control Module (ECM) tries to control the...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.