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hi i need some advice ive had problems with running of my astra mk4 1.8 16v i have changed the cam sensor once before but im struggling to get the car to idle now and one min it idles fine then ten mins later it wont idle and i have to keep reving it.. also if i disconnect the cam sensor it makes no difference to the running does anyone think that i need new sensor i cant afford to get it hooked up to a diagnostics many thanks colin
 

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ive checked the codes manually by using the shorting out of pins in plug but no codes come up i cant understand why it makes no difference to engine when i unplug cam sensor it just runs the same
 

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Hi the cam sensor just doubles up the crank sensor info - so the car will run without it - but it will be low on power and will stutter when you pull away - TBH it sounds like maybe the sensor isn't fitted right in to holder - double check it and the plug
cheers
Steve
 
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