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'03 Aurora 4.0L Stalling

I too have intermittent problems with stalling. After the second stall and restart the MIL (Malfunction Indicator Lamp) came on. I took it to my local dealer who said the code was a DTC P0335, which indicates a failure with the CKP A (Crankshaft Position Sensor - A). There are actually two CKPs, A and B. They ran their technical tests which passed, and test drove the car for some length trying to replicate the stall, but the car ran like a champ. After two days without any codes they said it's undetermined since the CKP tests passed and they would hate to replace an expensive sensor if it's working properly. I paid the bill, refilled the tank, and it's stalled two more times since the last visit. I'm confused...

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  • cukkie Mar 06, 2009

    My 03 4.0 Aurora is stalling! To day the spark plugs were changed and a new fuel filter also and there are no check engine lights or warning lights. Has anyone had a promblem with the headlight switch . when the lights are on they just either blink or just go off, if I turn them off and back on it's ok for a while then it acts up again!!!I only have 59600, My name is also Aurora I hope some have some Ideas Thankyou.

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Yes, the crank position sensors are very common for this.

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Ive seen these sensors act up intermittently
if it were in my shop i would replace the sensor.
good luck
paul

this advice was given by thinking threw the computers reaction to the cause of the stalling.
the only other problem could be the ign moduel (that could also set the code) but that is unlikely

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