How to Replace a GMC Sierra Crank Sensor?

Answer The crank sensor (properly known as the crankshaft position sensor or CKP) on a GMC Sierra is a small magnetic sensor that measures the rotation of the crankshaft. The crank sensor measures engine ... Read More »

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How to Replace a 1996 GMC Sierra Crank Sensor?

The crankshaft position sensor on your 1996 GMC detects the speed and position of the crankshaft as it spins, transmitting the information to the engine's computer. The information is used to adjus... Read More »

How to Replace a 3.1 Crank Sensor?

The 3.1-liter engine is common in the Buick Regal. The crankshaft sensor sends a signal to the electronic control module (ECM), which uses the signal to calculate the position of the crankshaft sen... 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 Replace a Crank Position Sensor?

The crank position sensor senses a signal via a pick-up coil. It has a magnet, coil and a yoke. The CPS is usually mounted near the crankshaft pulley. There is another magnet on the back of the cra... Read More »