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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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Common problems with crankshaft position sensors include connector pins that are loose, cracks in the sensors and improper gaps between the reluctor wheel and the sensor tip. Faulty sensors can prevent a car from startin... 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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