Remove crankshaft position sensor shield. If you look at this picture you can see exactly where to put it under the car. This information is then used to sequence the ignition timing and fuel injection events for the engine. Step 3: Locate and remove the crankshaft position sensor. Secure the vehicle in this position using jack stands. If circuit is okay, go to step 12.
The computer uses the signal to adjust the ignition timing and injectors. Has new , head gaskets, new transmission. . On some vehicles, the crankshaft sensor works alone, but more commonly, it works in conjunction with a camshaft sensor. Lightly lubricate the o-ring that is on the new sensor to make it easier to install and to prevent the o-ring from being damaged during installation.
The sensor detects magnetic flux changes between the peaks and valleys of a 4-tooth reluctor wheel attached to the camshaft. Gently but firmly twist the new crankshaft position sensor into place. Number and remove spark plug wires from the ignition control module so the car won't start. Easiest way to do this without a doubt is to postion a flat wrench on the bolt, rest the boxed end of the wrench on the car frame in front of the harmonic balancer, and tap the starter. The steps provided below for replacing a are similar for most engines. Install the camshaft position sensor retaining bolt. I didn't want you trying to get a air nozzel in the back of the motor to the pcv valve hole.
Glad you knew which was which. After replacing sensor, go to next step. By following the guidelines above, you will be able to successfully replace a faulty crankshaft position sensor. I Need to know here the oil pressure sensor is located on the 3. Much better than a new car payment. The engine oil pressure sensor is located on the front of the engine.
To pull off the harmonic balancer use a standard harmonic balancer puller, but you will need special grade 8 bolts and washers. The engine of your car must be cold because you're going to do a lot of moving around on the engine. It is a plastic housed coil with a pickup winding. That rubber seal holds it in there pretty good. Well, because the 3X, 18X crank sensor is a Hall-Effect Type sensor and this type of sensor does not allow for a resistance test. Gently but firmly, twist and pull the sensor to remove it from the engine. Check for secondary ignition wire s arcing to wiring harness.
Sometimes they come loose and cause a no start or long crank. From under the car, it is to the right and a little up from the oil filter. You should put the nozzel in the breather hole on the valve cover. A Hall Effect sensor has to be tested in action. Tighten Tighten the bolt to 10 N. In case you're wondering if you can test the crank sensor with a simple resistance test ohms.
Install the coolant recovery reservoir. You'll be using thread glue on the main bolt when you put in in so you can use some of that on the shield where it connects if you mess up the plastic teeth on the shield a bit. You do this to prevent the crank from spinning when you're trying to remove the harmonic balancer bolt. Worsening occaisional no-start condition with no spark. Do you know how to test engine sensors? Reinstall the original bolt and tighten to the torque specification provided in the factory service manual.
You don't have to worry about it falling in, but it will hit the middle of the crank. Carefully, by hand, thread the specialty bolts through the puller and into the 3 holes on the balancer that seemingly have no threads. After repairs, go to step 16. Jack the vehicle up high enough to obtain access to the crankshaft position sensor. Sometimes would start right back up and other times would not start for 3-30 mins. Ensure each of the three nubs have clicked on the bolt ends. Remove the camshaft position sensor retaining screw.
Check ignition coils for cracks, carbon tracking or other signs of damage. Using a test light connected to battery voltage. I really can't complain too much this is the first real money I've had to put into it. Just wish someone would have made these all inclusive and accurate directions for me. Don't feel like an ass! So my husband and I had to replace this sensor this weekend and I am soo thankful that I had found this thread. Never failed me, but there is always that one time. Too much work when the breather hole is right up front! This has to do with the camshaft sensor circuit, not necessarily the sensor itself.