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Changing a sensor underneath ac compressor.

We need to change a sensor that is underneath the a/c compressor, the manual says that we should just be able to lift the compressor out, and get to it, however we can't and when we tried, the compressor started hissing and leaking. Any advice would be greatly appreciated!
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The crankshaft position sensor is on the right side of the engine just to the rear of the right hand exhaust manifold, the sensor is attached to the block with two bolts, part of the sensor overhangs the transmission bell housing. Look at the bell housing and start going up, you will see the sensor almost inline with the right exhaust manifold. It has a gromment that overhangs the transmissions bell housing. Use a flashlight from below and you will see it, good luck

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Check for pressure switch located at the top of the drier-if there try jumping across it

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as there are many places in the compressor from where the feron gets leaked but if its leaking heavily and if not possible to stop it is quite possible you will have to replace the compressor.

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