What Is a Civic Crank Sensor?

Answer Any car that uses computer-based intelligence needs to have a crank sensor. It plays a fundamental role in the operation of starting the vehicle. Recent models of the Honda Civic are no different i... Read More »

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How to Install a Crank Sensor in a 3.0 V6 Voyager Van Crank?

The powertrain control module on the Plymouth Voyager 3.0-liter engine uses a signal from the crankshaft sensor to determine the position of the crankshaft and engine rpm. The V-6 uses a Hall-effec... Read More »

How to Remove the Crank Pulley Screw in a Honda Civic?

The crankshaft---a piece of a vehicle that is often called simply the "crank"---is a part of your Honda Civic that converts the reciprocating motion of your vehicle's pistons into a rotating motion... Read More »

How to Tell When a Crank Sensor Goes Bad?

Crankshaft and camshaft position sensors are arguably the two most vital sensors on your vehicle's engine. A CPS works something like a super-accurate tachometer: It records the speed at which the ... Read More »

How Do I Check a Crank Sensor?

The crank sensor is used to measure the rotational speed of the crankshaft, which is responsible for opening and closing the pistons in the engine. The speed at which the crankshaft spins is direct... Read More »