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Q: What is a crankshaft sensor and what does it control?
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Does a 1987 ford pickup with a 302 have a crank sensor?

No it does not have a crankshaft sensor, the engine control module uses the distributor for crankshaft position.


Crankshaft positioning sensor location?

This sensor provides a signal to an engine management computer or an ignition control module or igniter indicating the position of the crankshaft.


Is the Crankshaft position sensor Cylinder head Timing chain or O2 sensor not part of the internal engine system?

Oxygen sensor is considered part of the emissions management system, the crankshaft sensor is considered part of the electronic control system. So NO on both


Where is the crankshaft sensor on a 1984 Chevy Celebrity 2.8L?

It does not have one. Crankshaft position sensors are used in distributorless ignition systems to tell the ignition control module where the crankshaft is in its rotation. The 1982 thru 1986 2.8L engines had distributors so they had no need of a crankshaft position sensor.


Where is the crankshaft sensor for a 1995 gmc jimmy?

The crankshaft sensor is by the crankshaft pullie (the balancer)


Crankshaft position sensor in 97 GM sonoma 2.2 engine?

The crankshaft position sensor on a 97 GM Sonoma 2.2 engine is located on the lower right side of the engine. It is near the ignition control module.


Where is the timing control on a 94 s-10?

There is no timing control. It's all calibrated by the computer and crankshaft positioning sensor.


Crankshaft position sensor on a SHO?

Yes there is a crankshaft sensor


Is a crankshaft sensor and crankshaft position sensor the same?

Yes they are the same.


Where is the crankshaft position sensor 2002 VW Cabrio?

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Does a 1983 Chevy Celebrity have a crankshaft sensor?

No, the 1983 model does not have a crankshaft position sensor. Only distributorless engine needs a crankshaft position sensor.


Where is the crankshaft sensor located on a 1993 Chrysler lebaron le?

The sensor in the distributor is the crankshaft position sensor.


Can the crank shaft sensor cause a car to stall?

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Where is the crankshaft sensor 1996 Chevy 1500?

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Where is the crankshaft sensor in a 98 Montero sport?

The 1998 Montero Sport crankshaft sensor will be located on the rear of the engine. The crankshaft sensor is on the inside of the rear engine cover.


Where is the crankshaft sensor on a 2000 Saturn sl2?

The rear crankshaft sensor is located on the back of the crankshaft. The rear engine cover will need to be removed in order for the sensor to be visible.


Is the crankshaft sensor the same thing as a camshaft sensor?

No. The crank sensor reads the crankshaft location and speed. The cam sensor reads the camshaft.


What do you do when you get engine code340 and 341 for camshaft position sensor when there is no such thing on a 1998 Saturn SL2?

The 1998 Saturn SL2 will show a code 340 and 341 for a camshaft position sensor because this part is also considered the crankshaft position sensor on the Saturn. The location of the crankshaft position sensor is behind the alternator on a 1998 Saturn SL2. Both crankshaft and camshaft are the same thing This vehicle is not equipped with a camshaft position sensor. Saturn is the only manufacture that uses a auto pulse generated inside the ignition control module in conjunction with the pulse received from the crankshaft position sensor to determine ignition and injection timing. If you have a code for camshaft position sensor the issue is with the pulse generator in the ignition control module.


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I have a 2006 Cadillac CTS. What are the symptons of the crankshaft sensor going out?


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Where is the crankshaft sensor on a 1992 Chevy k1500 5.7L?

The 1992 did not use a crankshaft sensor.


Where is crankshaft sensor on 1988 Chevy truck?

That year did not use are even have a crankshaft sensor.


How is engine affected if crankshaft sensor is dead?

If the crankshaft sensor is dead the engine will not start


Where is the location of crankshaft sensor on 2000 Lexus LX470?

The crankshaft sensor for this model is located at the front of the engine, near the crankshaft itself.