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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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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 »

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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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