What is the purpose of a crank sensor?

Answer Crankshaft position (CP) sensors are essentially substitutions for the spark control once provided by distributors. CP sensors are also responsible for controlling several other aspects of engine p... 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 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 to Change an E20 Crank Sensor?

The Toyota Corolla E-20 was a second-generation Corolla sold in the early 1970s. The E-20 had a number of different sensors that served several important electrical function for the car. One of the... Read More »

How to Locate a 4.6 Crank Sensor?

The Ford 4.6 engine uses two crankshaft position sensors. Most crankshaft sensors are located at the bottom of the engine, near the crankshaft, but the 4.6-liter engine has a different configuratio... Read More »