A crankshaft sensor is part of a computerized engine management system in many modern cars. This sensor typically works in conjunction with the camshaft position sensor to report data to a computer that controls the engi... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance

Typically located in the timing cover or directly inserted into the lateral portion of the main block of an engine, the crankshaft sensor establishes the ignition timing for a vehicle. It also determines engine speed. More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance Engine

Crankshaft sensors are located in the crank pulley, flywheel, camshaft or directly on the crankshaft. Crankshaft position sensors, which ensure that the vehicle starts and remains running, are one of the most important c... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance
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The crankshaft position sensor is an electrical component in vehicles that tells the system's onboard computer where the crankshaft is currently located. This information allows the system to adjust fuel flow to individu... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance

Common repairs for Mercedes Benz E320 vehicles include replacement of instrument cluster displays, replacement of the arm rest cup holder, and repair or replacement of a failed crankshaft position sensor. Vehicles with h... More » Vehicles 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. More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance

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 al... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance