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I am looking for the crankshaft position sensor on my 2006 V6. I thought I found it but the one I found is not right. Can someone point me in the right direction of where the sensor is located?

Upon many searches I am coming up with 4 cylinder locations but not mine.
 

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In the 07 manual, it is in the EC pdf on page 970. Should be about the same in the 06 manual since Consult didn't change until 08.
 

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i changed my wife's last year on the back side, low, and center of the motor for an 05' altima. maybe that helps who knows? there was one 10mm bolt to get to and an angled telescopic mirror helped me out for location purposes. can i ask what symptoms are you getting that you are certain to swap it out? thanks!
 

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The truck will turn over but will not start so I have some stuff I am checking out. The truck got really hot before this happened and after talking to my step-dad, a mechanic for 30 years, he said the heat could have killed the sensor and if the ECU doesn't get a signal the truck will not restart.
 

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The truck will turn over but will not start so I have some stuff I am checking out. The truck got really hot before this happened and after talking to my step-dad, a mechanic for 30 years, he said the heat could have killed the sensor and if the ECU doesn't get a signal the truck will not restart.
sounds about right! hopefully, you can post up the location and a pic. once you swap that bad boy out. there about $34 at advanced auto if i recall.
 

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I will get a good pic if I can. Being that the battery is wore out it's not helping me any. I am letting it charge right now.
 

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I pulled my tranny myself recentely and I belive its on the passanger side wheel well. I'm certain you'll have to pull or at least remove the liner to see it. Once the liners out you can just see it on the side of the bell housing. One or Two 10mm bolts holding it in cant remember. little black looking doo-hickie. Thats the best way I can describe it right now.
 

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I just got this code and I'm being told to replace the 2 camshaft sensors too. Anyone else have these sensors go bad on them?
 

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Crankshaft sensor is on passenger side. Go in through fender. 10mm bolt holding it in place. Cam sensors are on the back side of the heads, behind the intake cams. One has an angled plug, one is straight. Make sure you use the correct sensors.
 

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Crankshaft sensor is on passenger side. Go in through fender. 10mm bolt holding it in place. Cam sensors are on the back side of the heads, behind the intake cams. One has an angled plug, one is straight. Make sure you use the correct sensors.
so you have had to replace these on your truck? Is it common for them the fail?
 

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I just got the code Error P0345 and my code reader defines it as "Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Signal Range/Performance".

If there are 2 of them (note it sez 'A' which leads me to believe there's a 'B'), which one needs to be replaced and which is A or B?

Also, does anyone have a picture of where they are or a diagram for "Dummies" on where they are? :eek:)

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I just got the code Error P0345 and my code reader defines it as "Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Signal Range/Performance".

If there are 2 of them (note it sez 'A' which leads me to believe there's a 'B'), which one needs to be replaced and which is A or B?

Also, does anyone have a picture of where they are or a diagram for "Dummies" on where they are? :eek:)

Thanks
A is passenger side. B is driver side. Follow the intake camshaft all the way to the back of the head. Reach behind, you will feel the sensor. It has 1 10mm bolt holding it in place. I don't remember if which one is angled. One is straight, one is angled. Make sure you get the right one.

so you have had to replace these on your truck? Is it common for them the fail?
I know where that one is because of my engine swap.
 

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Bank 1 = A Bank 2 = B
 

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One last question, my Frontier is a 2005 Nismo Crew manual tranny 6 speed. If I replace that bad sensor, will the SES (Service Engine Soon) light clear out? I need to SMOG my hooptie. :)
 

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One last question, my Frontier is a 2005 Nismo Crew manual tranny 6 speed. If I replace that bad sensor, will the SES (Service Engine Soon) light clear out? I need to SMOG my hooptie. :)
After you disconnect the battery to change the sensor, the light will be gone, but the system will not be ready for SMOG. You will have to drive it for about 100 miles before the computer is ready.
 

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I wound up having to replace three sensors. But even if after that I was having problems until I disconected performance module. I wonder how many people with this issue are running some sort of performance module.
 

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I wound up having to replace three sensors. But even if after that I was having problems until I disconected performance module. I wonder how many people with this issue are running some sort of performance module.
I'm not running any performance modules.
I decided to take it into the dealer for the fix. It sounds like warranty will pickup the bill. It needs an allignment anyway as well as a recall notice service.
My frontier has a lift kit like yours and it's a b1tch to get under the hood and you have to be tripple jointed with tools in hand to get to it.:)

Thanks everyone!
 

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My truck is doing the samething and throwing the same code. what did it cost? i am at 69500 so i will have to pick up the tap if i dont do it myself
 
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