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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
crank sensor is a component used in an internal combustion engine to monitor the position or rotational speed of the crankshaft. This information is used by engine management systems to control ignition system timing and other engine parameters. Before electronic crank sensors were available, the distributor would have to be manually adjusted to a timing mark on the engine.
The crank sensor can be used in combination with a similar camshaft position sensor to monitor the relationship between the pistons and valves in the engine, which is particularly important in engines with variable valve timing. It is also commonly the primary source for the measurement of engine speed in revolutions per minute.
Crank sensors in engines are usually comprised of magnets and an inductive coil. They are principally based on the Hall effect. Common mounting locations include the main crank pulley, the flywheel, or occasionally on the crankshaft itself.
Some engines, such as GM's Premium V family utilise crank position sensors which read a reluctor ring integral to the Harmonic Balancer. This is a much more accurate method of determining the position of the crankshaft, and allows the computer to determine within a few degrees the exact position of the crankshaft (and thereby all connected components) at any given time.
Posted on Dec 27, 2008
IF U GO TO THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE ENGINE AND LOOK 4 INCHES BEHIND THE BELT IT WILL BE ON TOP OF THE TIMING COVER.THE WIRES WILL BE RED/WHITE,BLACK,BROWN/WHITE
Posted on May 05, 2009
when you are looking at the engine pull off the plastic cover on top then the front cover that covers you timing belt there is a wire harness tha goes right to it in the left upper coner two ten mil bolts and it comes off careful not to drop bolts down in belt that could be bad. it is that easy
Posted on Sep 01, 2009
SOURCE: 2005 chrysler sebring 2.4 L
Here the procedure. See also the diagram.
CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE:
The camshaft position sensor is located at the end of the cylinder head .The sensor is held by 4 bolts (2.4 engine-1 bolt for 2.7)
The CPS is located in the front of the head. To remove it:
1. Unplug the electrical connector from camshaft position sensor.
2. Remove the screw holding the camshaft position sensor
See diagram 1. The sensor is in position (1):
1. Without pulling the electrical connector, pull the sensor out of the chain case cover.
1. Install the sensor in the chain case cover and push sensor in until contact is made with the boss on the head. While holding the sensor in this position, install and tighten the retaining bolts to 12 N.m (105 in. lbs.) torque.
2. Attach the connector back to the sensor.
The video below may also help to understand how to carry the replacement:
Posted on Aug 22, 2011
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