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Camshaft Sensor - Magneti Marelli 6lpb fuel injection
The camshaft position sensor (1115)

The camshaft sensor provides a square signal for the injection ECU .

Role of the injection ECU according to the data received :

To synchronise fuel injections with respect to the position of the pistons

To recognise top dead centres

To determine misfires

Description

"Hall effect" sensor .

The camshaft sensor provides a square signal for the injection ECU .

Electrical features

Allocation of the connector channels :

Channel 1 : +5 volts supply

Channel 2 : Signal

Channel 3 : Earth

The voltage slots are between 0 and 5 volts .

Signal emitted :

Presence of metal earth opposite the sensor : 0 Volts

Absence of metal earth opposite the sensor : 5 Volts

Location

The sensor is installed on the cylinder head , facing a target driven by the camshaft .
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Info Created: 22 September 2009
Last Updated: 02 April 2013