CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSOR

CMP Sensor Bank 1


Jaguar CMP Sensor part number XR853846


The Bank 1 camshaft Position sensor (CMP) is located on the end of the engine, right hand side of the vehicle toward the rear of the car.

Bank 2 sensor

The Bank 2 camshaft Position sensor (CMP) is located on the end of the engine, right hand side of the vehicle toward the front of the car.

Bank 2 sensor

The CMP is secured by a single 7mm bolt, remove this and the sensor will pull out of the fitting hole, and disconnect the sensor.

CMP sensor connector

Camshaft Position (CMP) Sensor OPERATION



The CMP sensor provides camshaft position information, used by the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) to synchronise fuel injection, the Jaguar X Type uses a 2 wire Camshaft Position (CMP) sensor is a single Hall effect magnetic switch. This is activated by a single vane, and is driven by the camshaft.

Related Symptoms

Extended crank time with a cold engine
Intermittent rough running
Unstable idle
Hesitation
Poor fuel economy
Stalling on acceleration


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