How to Replace a Crankshaft Sensor?

Answer The crankshaft position sensor helps regulate and determine the timing for a car's ignition and fuel injection system. While it can vary depending on the vehicle, the sensor is usually mounted near... Read More »

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How to Know Whether to Replace Your Camshaft Position Sensor or Crankshaft Position Sensor?

The camshaft sensor and the crankshaft sensor, although both hall effect sensors, serve different purposes. They both can be diagnosed using similar procedures. Neither sensor should have any glitc... Read More »

How to Replace a GM 3.1 Crankshaft Position Sensor?

The GM 3.1 crankshaft position sensor is a cylindrical-shaped sensor located behind the crankshaft pulley. The sensor has three wires on its connector. One outside wire is the 12V power and the oth... Read More »

How to Replace the Crankshaft Sensor in a Ford F-150?

The Ford F-150 truck is equipped with a crankshaft sensor that relays important information about the position of the crankshaft to the engine’s computer system. A defective sensor is typically a... Read More »

How to Replace the Crankshaft Sensor on a Nissan Altima?

The crankshaft sensor on 1999 and earlier model Nissans is located in the bellhousing, on the radiator side. It faces in toward the ring gear on the flexplate. The 2000 and later Nissans have the ... Read More »