i have a 2001 ford mustang 3.8l. and about a week ago i took it thru an automatic car wash, which was a mistake. ever since then i have started throwing a P1309 code (misfire monitor hardware- CMP misaligned). when i first left the car wash when i got to about 2k rpm the car would pulse and not want to get up and go. it has not been as bad but now when i try to get into it, its almost like a slight backfire sound out of the exhaust. i have checked and cleaned every electrical connection from motor to transmission, what am i doing wrong?


Asked by Mar 11, 2017 at 03:45 PM about the 2001 Ford Mustang Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2 Answers


Adjust or replace the camshaft position sensor, I can't fathom any means a car wash could cause this code, could just be coincidence.

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how do i go about adjusting it? its a brandnew sensor, and a new motor doesnt even have 1500 miles on it

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