What Does a Crankcase Position Sensor Do?

Answer A crankcase position sensor communicates with the engine's electrical control module about the revolutions per minute of the engine and where the crank assembly is positioned.

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How to Test a Crankcase Position Sensor?

If your car stalls while driving, surges unpredictably or doesn't start when the engine is warm, you may want to test your crankcase position sensor (CPS) for damage. This isn't that difficult beca... Read More »

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 Crankcase Sensor on an Altima?

The Altima is a mid-sized car made by Nissan, a Japanese company. The Altima is designed to fit into the niche between the Nissan Sentra and the much larger and luxurious Maxima. Nissan introduced ... Read More »

What Does a Throttle Position Sensor Do?

A throttle position sensor is usually located on the butterfly spindle. It monitors and reports data about the position of the throttle in an internal combustion engine.PotentiometerThe sensor is t... Read More »