Question about 1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme
I would have it done at a good shop because it is very hard to get at half way up the back side of the engine hold on by a ten mm.bolt and it is ceramic plastic so if your not careful it could break off in the block.i have been a professional 26 years and the situation could become harry.if it seizes up in the block.also make sure this is the problem this car would be worth fixing.thanks for your question
Posted on Feb 22, 2009
The crank sensor is should be on or close to the cover of your timing gear, and the physical location isn't usually the problem, but you will have to recalibrate your timing after installation, or you could possibly damage your engine. I hope it goes well for ya. Local mechanics usually do it in about 2 hours, might cost $200-$400 dollars. If you can set your timing, you are golden. Good luck
Posted on Feb 22, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: crank position sensor location
you will need to remove the starter to gain acess to the ckp sensor. once you remove the starter look on the engine block and you will see the sensor. The only problem with doing this repair yourself is that you will not be able to preform the crankshaft position variation learn procedure with out a factory scan tool. The vehicle may crank an run, but the timing advance curves will be wrong so the vehicle will probably cut off every time you remove your foot from the gas pedal. Hope this info helps!
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Posted on Aug 18, 2008
If you go in thru the passenger side wheel well you can get your arm in with a wrench to remove the hold down bolt. Alot of times the sensor is stuck in the block. You might have to twist and work it back and forth. Spraying it with Carb cleaner will help. In case you don't know it is located on the back of the block and you can see it if you look up between the engine and transmission from the bottom. You will be mad at this car and your hands will hurt when you finally get this changed.
Posted on May 26, 2009
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