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Hi, I am in the process of changing over engines on my Toyota

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Hi, I am in the process of changing over engines on my Toyota Yaris vvti 1.0l. I have noticed my engine has a three pin cam sensor and the engine which is to be fitted has a two pin cam sensor. I was wondering if i can swop these sensors over successfully?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
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Expert:  Matt replied 2 years ago.
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they should be compatible

the thing to check is how far the sensor probe sticks out between the 2 pin and 3 pin as if the trigger wheel the sensor is pointing at is in a different place it could run into the sensor
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Hi Matt, Just picked up your reply. Both sensors are the same length and when held in place by hand the engine turns over freely . The location and fixing point for these sensors is identical on both engines so the next stage is to carry on with fitting the replacement engine. Many Thanks.

Expert:  Matt replied 2 years ago.
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