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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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A Chrysler owner can easily troubleshoot his vehicle by checking the ignition system, the fuel system and the mechanical system. Vehicles need air, fuel and spark to start, and those three systems provide those elements. More »

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