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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 03-06-2007, 09:35 PM Thread Starter
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Strange sound

I just got done with a engine rebuild on my 96 3.8 and had a sound like a ideler pully was bad so I replace both of them. Still had the noise but it comes and goes? Finaly took a hose and used it hear the source of the noise. Found it! It was the cam sensor assembly. Looks like just the bottom of a distributer. It had dried up and had no lube so if you have a wierd noise from your 96-97, these were known to cause this.
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 03-07-2007, 02:54 AM
 
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Thanks for sharing. =) I don't own a 96 or 97 but hey, If I ever wanted to sell my car I could just say: "The noise is because of.....the........cam......camshaft sensor? YES. The camshaft sensor!"
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