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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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A crankshaft sensor has two purposes: to help a vehicle's ignition system produce a spark and to signal the fuel system to inject gasoline into the engine's cylinders. Without the crankshaft sensor, the engine cannot con... More »

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The basic steps for replacing a crankshaft sensor include disconnecting the car battery, locating the crankshaft sensor, removing the old sensor from the car, putting a new sensor in the place of the old one and reconnec... More »

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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 »

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Typically, the camshaft sensor is located at the top of the engine to the front and mounted near the crankshaft in front of a wheel. The wheel has windows or slots that allow the sensor to count each revolution of the ca... More »

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The cam position sensor is often located under the timing chain cover, which is near the front of the car engine. The sensor may be near the cylinder head. More »

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Camshaft sensor placement depends on the type of engine, but the sensor is usually located on the timing cover or cylinder head. Older engines have the part mounted inside the distributor, though some conventional engine... More »

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