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ECU Code 4 on 1989 Honda CRX si

I know that the error code is for the Crank Angle Sensor.

I was driving when the check engine light came on.
Just had the oil changed yesturday.
Just drove 200 miles round trip.
Drove the car less than 350 miles in the previous month.
Filled up with premium instead of the usual plus (mid)
Temperatures have been below freezing in the last week.

I haven't had any loss of power at any rpm's.
I haven't had trouble restarting it.
I haven't experienced any bucking or strange acceleration.

Had planned on going on a 2000 mile road trip next week. Need to know if the Distributer should be changed before the trip. Also, what other options do I have/problems will I face?

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No one can tell you what other problems you would have, they would be playing GOD. Anyway the crank angle sensor is built into the distributor and you should change it asap. An option is to get one from a junk/used car yard. If you wanted it re-manufactured Autozone will have it with lifetime warranty.

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