Q: where is the camshaft position sensor located on a 2005 scion TC

asked by on January 06, 2018

where is the camshaft position sensor on the 2005 scion TC

My car has 120550 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi Manuel. Thanks for contacting us today. The camshaft position sensor is located on the driver side of the engine bay, attached to the side of the cylinder head. Since we can’t attach images to show you the exact location, you should probably buy a service and repair manual for your Scion. This will also give you instructions on how to correctly replace it.

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