If a 1998 Jeep Cherokee is overheating could the crank sensor be the problem and if so where do you find it?

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Hey Tony==The crank sensor is on the rear of some jeeps attached to the bell housing. It in itself won't cause overheating. If you have electric fans, make sure they are operating properly. Make sure the radiator is flowing coolant and not have a bunch of build up. Good luck Joe
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