A crankshaft position sensor costs between $68 and $130. The exact cost depends on where the part is purchased and the make and model of the car.Continue Reading
The estimated repair cost for this part is between $176 and $267. This national average includes parts and labor.
Common symptoms of a bad crankshaft position sensor include an illuminated check engine light, an engine that cranks but doesn't start, stalling while driving and poor engine performance. These symptoms can be caused by other engine faults. A worn timing belt or chain can cause a crank shaft sensor error code. In this situation, replacing the sensor does not correct the problem.Learn more about Car Parts & Maintenance
The crank sensor is either located on the main crank pulley, the flywheel, the camshaft or on the crankshaft itself. The most common location is at the bottom of the engine block, where the crankshaft is.Full Answer >
Problems with acceleration, engine misfires, reduced fuel mileage, stalling and difficulties starting the vehicle are all possible symptoms of a bad crankshaft sensor, according to 1A Auto. A bad crankshaft sensor may also cause the vehicle to idle roughly or make the check engine light come on.Full Answer >
Most cars have a throttle position sensor, manifold pressure sensor, engine coolant temperature sensor, mass air flow sensor, camshaft and crankshaft position sensors and a oxygen sensor. Automobiles also have detonation sensors, EGR sensors and intake air temperature sensors.Full Answer >
A crank sensor is an electronic device on most automobiles that detects engine speed by monitoring the rotation of the crankshaft. Most newer vehicles us a crank sensor in conjunction with camshaft position sensor to provide data that the automobile's computer uses to coordinate the engine ignition sequence.Full Answer >