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 »

To replace a camshaft sensor, disconnect the battery, pull off the electrical cap and remove the bolts. Pull on the sensor to remove it, and remove the electrical connectors. Plug in the new sensor, fasten the bolts, and... More »

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The crankshaft position sensor is usually located on the cylinder head of a vehicle. At the back of the engine, near the intake camshaft, there is a piece jutting out on the rear corner, which is the sensor. In older car... More »

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Most cars have a throttle position sensor, manifold pressure sensor, engine coolant temperature sensor, mass air flow sensor, camshaft and crankshaft position sensors and a oxygen sensor. Automobiles also have detonation... More »

The crank sensor is either located on the main crank pulley, the flywheel, the camshaft or on the crankshaft itself. The most common location is at the bottom of the engine block, where the crankshaft is. More »

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 »

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 »