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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 »

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The most common functional problems with crank position sensors include failure of the engine to crank, missing or intermittent crank signal, the service engine light glowing and misfiring cylinders. Other problems inclu... More »

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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 »

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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 »

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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... More »

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The crankshaft position sensor location varies between make, model and engine style but is typically located on the front of the engine on the timing cover. Locating the crankshaft pulley and looking for a sensor that is... More »

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The crankshaft position sensor is usually located on the cylinder head of a vehicle. At the back of the engine, near the intake camshaft, there is a piece jutting out on the rear corner, which is the sensor. In older car... More »

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