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CRANKSHAFT SENSOR I recently put a new engine in my 1998 Dodge Ram truck, I keep getting a code that reads crankshaft positioner loss, when I bought the motor the flywheel was already on and lined up, do I have to move the magnet on the flywheel to match up with the marks on the crank and flywheel ?

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    My magnets that my crankshaft positioning sensor is bad and I cant find a new one anywhere why is this and where can I get one

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No, no, never move the magnet, replace the sensor, it is most likely setting the code.

Posted on Oct 14, 2008

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what ever u mounted fom the old flywheel was not a magnet....the magnet is internal to the cranksensor and the flywheel slots trigger the sensor....whatever you attached maybe causing this code

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