Is your Ford with a 2.5L Engine having poor acceleration, bad fuel mileage, and check engine light on due to a faulty camshaft position actuator? Learn how to fix the problem by replacing the camshaft position actuator of your vehicle. This guide is a step-by-step procedure for replacing the camshaft position actuator on a 2013-2020 Ford Fusion.
What you will need
- Ford Fusion Camshaft Position Actuator
- Mechanic Tools
- 8mm socket
Remove the valve cover. If you need help with this step, follow these procedures for removing the valve cover.
Remove the 8mm bolt on the camshaft position actuator. Use an 8mm socket and twist it counterclockwise to remove.
Pull the camshaft position actuator up and out.
Line up the new camshaft position actuator.
Reinstall the 8mm bolt and twist it clockwise to tighten.
Reinstall the valve cover. If you need help with this step, follow these procedures for the installation process of the valve cover.
Check Engine Light On
If the Check Engine Light is on after replacing the camshaft position actuator, you can use the YOUCANIC Full System Scanner to reset the check engine light. This scanner can also read and clear fault codes through every vehicle’s control module.
We hope you find the Ford 2.5L Engine Camshaft Position Actuator Replacement guide helpful. Check these troubleshooting and repair guides for more help on your Ford.
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