Of course, if in doubt be sure to take it to a professional
How to Know if the Camshaft Position Sensor is Bad
Keep in mind bad wiring connections can cause the same problem.
Tools and Parts Needed
- New Camshaft Position Sensor
- 10mm Socket and ratchet.
- Flat head screwdriver.
A 10mm socket and ratchet is needed along with a flat-head screwdriver.
A new sensor can be bought at an automotive parts store or online on Amazon.
Toyota Camry Camshaft Position Sensor on Amazon
Denso 196-1103 Camshaft Sensor
Camshaft Position Sensor Location for 2002-2009 Toyota Camry
The camshaft position sensor is located under the air intake box on the side top of the engine.
How To Replace Camshaft Position Sensor 2002-2009 Toyota Camry
- Remove the air intake filter box.
- Remove the sensor wire plug.
- Remove the 10mm bolt with a socket.
- Pull the sensor out.
- Put the new sensor in.
- Tighten the 10mm bolt.
- Reattach the wiring.
- Install the air box.
- Test the vehicle.
Replacing the camshaft sense on a Toyota Camry is not difficult with basic mechanical skills.
The hardest part is removing the air filter box which is in the way of the sensor.
A single 10mm bolt holds the sensor in place which simply comes out when removed.