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 » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance

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 » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance

When troubleshooting an Oldsmobile, be aware of common problems associated with various models, such as abnormal clicking noises and no-start conditions on the Oldsmobile Alero and air compressor failure on the Oldsmobil... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance
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