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My car wont start but it cranks, what could it be?

My 2003 vw passat w8 awd just went completelydead on me. it gave me a code about the camshaft position sensor bank 2 but I changed all 4 of the camshafts sensors and it still pops up the same and it still wont start but still cranks

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Those are known to stretch the timing chains once they get up in miles to the point where the engine goes out of mechanical crankshaft to camshaft timing enough not start. In order to confirm this is the issue a person would have to turn the crankshaft to cyl. 1 top dead center and see if the camshaft timing marks line up where they should. I can elaborate if this is something you'd like to do yourself.

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SOURCE: Where is the camshaft position sensor located in a 2001 VW Passat

when you are looking at the engine pull off the plastic cover on top then the front cover that covers you timing belt there is a wire harness tha goes right to it in the left upper coner two ten mil bolts and it comes off careful not to drop bolts down in belt that could be bad. it is that easy

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SOURCE: camshaft position sensor correlation bank 1 code

timing belt is off by a tooth or two. you probably didn\'t have to replace the coolant sensor; that code sets whenever the sensor is disconnected and the ignition is turned on; and it needs to be reset by disconnecting the battery or with a code reader. anyway, the crank/ cam sensors are out of sync. if you\'ve got the twin cam engine, they are a royal pain to get the belt to lay properly on the two cams.

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Bad timing alignement.

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SOURCE: where are the camshaft and crankshaft position sensors on 2001 silverado 8.1 V8

pic-1681384701591865649-tmb.jpegCrank shaft sensor
Remove the driver side rear ignition coil bolts. Reposition the coil. Disconnect the crankshaft position (CKP) sensor electrical connector. # Use penetrating oil and allow the oil to soak around the CKP sensor prior to removing the sensor. You're looking at left, rear side of engine.
front side of engine on the drives side about half way up the timing cover, not hard to get to.

Posted on Nov 11, 2013

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