Crankshaft position sensor on a SHO?
Yes there is a crankshaft sensor
To replace the crankshaft positioning sensor on a 1989 Ford Sho Taurus, go near the water pump at the front of the car and remove components that block access to the sensor. Remove the two bolts holding the sensor in place remove the wire that sends data. Finally, replace the crankshaft positioning sensor.
Here's where the crankshaft postion sensor (CKP) is located in each of the engines available for the 1995 Taurus: 3.0L regular engine: Hall Effect switch inside distributor. 3.0L DOHC SHO engine: on the front of the cylinder block just above the crankshaft. 3.0L FF engine: at 10 o'clock position of crankshaft pulley. 3.2L DOHC SHO engine: same as 3.0L SHO engine. 3.8L engine: Hall Effect switch inside distributor.
CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENSOR The crankshaft sensor is located on the passengers side of the transmission housing, above the differential housing Crankshaft Position Sensor The bottom of the sensor sits above the drive plate REMOVAL Disconnect electrical connector from crankshaft position sensor. Remove sensor mounting screw. Remove sensor. INSTALLATION Install sensor and push sensor down until contact is made with the transmission case. While holding the sensor in this position, install and tighten the retaining bolt…
The location of the crankshaft position sensor depends on which engine the car has. If it is the 2.5L 4 cylinder engine the crankshaft position sensor is behind the ignition module. If it is the 2.8L V6 engine the crankshaft position sensor is on the side of the engine nearest the firewall and just above the pan rail in about the center of the block.