Where is the crank position sensor on a 1999 Dodge Ram 3500?

Answer The crank position sensor on a 1999 Dodge Ram 3500 is located inside the engine compartment. Look on the driver's side toward the bottom rear of the engine block. The starter will need to be remove... Read More »

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What does a crank position sensor do?

According to, a crank position sensor records the rate at which the crankshaft on a vehicle is spinning. The sensor calculates the crankshaft speed by measuring the frequency of pulses... Read More »

What Is a Crank Position Sensor?

The crankshaft position sensor is an electronic component designed to fine-tune the timing of a vehicle's engine. The sensor works with the vehicle's on-board computer to ensure the vehicle runs at... Read More »

Bad Crank Position Sensor Symptoms?

The crank position sensor, sometimes referred to as the crankshaft position sensor, is a small plug found on motor vehicles that monitors the speed at which the crankshaft is rotating. This informa... 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 »