How to Test a Crankshaft Hall Sensor?

Answer The computer uses a crankshaft sensor to determine top dead center on the number 1 cylinder. This is used to fire the spark plugs and adjust the timing when the spark plugs fire. The crankshaft sen... Read More »

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How to Test a GM Crankshaft Hall Sensor?

The crankshaft sensor on GM vehicles is a hall-effect type with two switches and a single shared magnet. It gets its voltage from the ignition control module (ICM). The module sends the power--12 v... Read More »

How to Test the Crankshaft Sensor on an Cutlass Ciera?

The crankshaft sensors in your Cutlass Ciera provide signals to the on-board computer indicating the engine's crankshaft position in it's rotation and which cylinder is on the compression stroke. T... Read More »

How to Test the Crankshaft Position Sensor on a 1997 Ford F-150?

The crankshaft position sensor in your 1997 Ford F-150 provides a signal to the on- board computer that is used to determine engine speed and where the crankshaft is at in it's rotation. As the tee... Read More »

How to Test the Crankshaft Position Sensor for a 1992 Dodge Stealth?

The crankshaft position sensor on a 1992 Dodge Stealth is part of the network of sensors that provide the powertrain control module (PCM) with information about the operational state of the engine.... Read More »