How to Check a Crank Shaft Sensor?

Answer Crankshaft position sensors, or crank sensors, most often use a magnetic or Hall Effect switching device to signal the vehicle's onboard computer with the crankshaft's rotational speed and position... Read More »

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How to Fix a Crank Shaft Sensor?

A crankshaft sensor is used on internal combustion engines to control the timing of the ignition system and other important engine functions. A broken crankshaft sensor can cause problems with engi... Read More »

How to Replace a Crank Shaft Sensor?

For a car's engine to run, the spark plugs must fire precisely when the piston reaches the top of the compression stroke. Modern cars use a crankshaft position sensor (or crank shaft sensor) to reg... Read More »

How to Fix the Crank Shaft Sensor in a Pontiac?

The crankshaft sensor in a Pontiac is usually located behind the crankshaft pulley, depending on the year and model. The sensor sends a signal to the ignition module. The powertrain control module ... Read More »

How to Test a Crank Shaft Position Sensor?

The crankshaft position sensor is an electronic sensor that monitors and records the rate at which the engine's crankshaft is spinning at any given time. The sensor relays this information to the e... Read More »