Crankshaft position sensor location - 1991 Dodge Dakota 5.2L
I am having trouble locating the crankshaft position sensor on a 1991 Dodge Dakota. Is it accessed from the top or underneath? What are some "landmarks" that I can use to find this part? The more detail the better. Thanks.
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It is on the passenger side on the back off the motor.there are two allen head bolts or 13mm.it goes into the transmission and normally has rubber at the opening.you should be able to gets this from the top follow middle of valve cover on pass. side the go strait back toward the fire wall.please rate this answer.
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Hi Thomas, The link below is a youtube video showing the position of the crankshaft sensor on a 2004 dodge ram which should be similar to 2004 dodge dakota but not sure, There's other video's down the right side you can look at as well, I hope this helps..... CHEERS.. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eu47LOpbW6o
The crank sensor is on the front of the engine it triggers off the front crank pulley. The pickup you changed is the Camshaft position sensor and will cause hard starting but not a complete no start. A picture of the Crankshaft position sensor is below.
ANSWER: CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENSOR - 4.7L V-8 ENGINE REMOVAL The Crankshaft Position (CKP) sensor is located at the right-rear side of the engine cylinder block CKP Sensor Location/Removal/Installation - 4.7L V - 8 Engine the cranks sensor is positioned and bolted into a machined hole in the engine block
Disconnect CKP electrical connector at sensor. Remove CKP mounting bolt CKP Sensor Location/Removal/Installation - 4.7L V - 8 Engine Carefully pry sensor from cylinder block in a rocking action with two small screwdrivers. Remove sensor from vehicle. Check condition of sensor o-ring. INSTALLATION Clean out machined hole in engine block. Apply a small amount of engine oil to sensor o-ring. Install sensor into engine block with a slight rocking action. Do not twist sensor into position as damage to o-ring may result CAUTION: Before tightening sensor mounting bolt, be sure sensor is completely flush to cylinder block. If sensor is not flush, damage to sensor mounting tang may result.
Install mounting bolt and tighten to 28 N·m (21 ft. lbs.) torque. Connect electrical connector to sensor.
the camshaft position sensor goes inside the distributor. the crankshaft position sensor is located at the rear of the engine, drivers side oem part #56027865AB for automatic trans. part #56027871 for manual transmision