OBD2 Sensors >> GM 4.8L / 5.3L / 6.0L V8 Engine Sensor Locations


View with cosmetic engine cover removed.  2013 GMC Sierra 5.3L V8
  1. Fuel injectors (located under the intake manifold)
  2. Mass airflow sensor (MAF)
  3. Camshaft position sensors (CMP) (located at the front of the engine above the crankshaft pulley)
  4. Oil pressure sensor (located at the top rear of the engine to the rear of the intake manifold)
  5. Knock sensor (KS) (located on the driver’s side of the engine)
  6. Crankshaft position sensor (CKP) (located under the vehicle near the crankshaft pulley)
  7. Engine coolant temperature sensor (ECT) (located at front of driver’s side cylinder head)
  8. Ignition coils (located on top of each cylinder head cover)
  9. Manifold Absolute Pressure Sensor (MAP) (located on the intake manifold at the front of the engine)
  10. Heated Oxygen Sensors (located in each exhaust pipe attached to exhaust manifolds)
  11. Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) / Throttle Position Sensor (TPS)

Models Found On 4.8L

  • 2008–2017 Chevrolet Express/GMC Savana
  • 2007–2013 Chevrolet Silverado
  • 2007–2009 Chevrolet Tahoe
  • 2007–2013 GMC Sierra
  • 2007–2009 GMC Yukon

Models Found On 5.3L

  • Cadillac Escalade 2002-2013
  • Chevrolet Avalanche 2002–2013
  • Chevrolet Express/GMC Savana 2003–2013
  • Chevrolet Silverado 1500 1999–2013
  • GMC Sierra 1500 1999–2013
  • Chevrolet Suburban/GMC Yukon XL 1500 2000–2014 
  • Chevrolet Tahoe/GMC Yukon 2000–2014 
  • Hummer H3 Alpha 2008–2009 
  • Chevrolet Colorado/GMC Canyon 2009 

Models Found On 6.0L

  • 2007–2009 Chevrolet Silverado 
  • 2007–2009 GMC Sierra 
  • 2007–2013 Chevrolet Suburban 
  • 2007–2013 GMC Yukon XL 
  • 2007–2009 Chevrolet Avalanche
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touchdown2nd
touchdown2nd
1 year ago

Third site I have visited and have three different answers for “where is the Camshaft position sensor”. So who is right? I don’t know. It seems that the Camshaft position sensor and Crankshaft position sensor is in the same place. If anyone has some clarification on this it would be most welcome.
Thank you