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Would a crankshaft sensor keep the car from firing an or getting gas..?

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It would definitely keep the ignition from firing if it was bad. The computer would think it isn't turning over and the fuel pump won't feed an engine that isn't turning over either.

Posted on Dec 22, 2016

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SOURCE: 2000 alero crankshaft position sensor

yes it can stop vehicle from starting,but i would call a mobile mechanic to check it out for you,start changing bits willy nilly and it will cost you more in the long run.

Posted on Jan 23, 2009

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SOURCE: my car will turn over but won't start. it's

Check for spark and fuel pressure first.

Posted on Aug 20, 2009

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SOURCE: my car is not getting fire to the crankshaft

Fire on the Sensor? Yes this is a problem. Take the vehicle into the mechanic and have the engine repaired before it becomes an even larger problem.

Posted on Sep 08, 2009

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SOURCE: changed the crankshaft sensor an still no fire

Did you check to see if you are getting voltage to the coil ?
I would check for trouble codes in the computer and the circuits to the coil first. Could be the EEC relay.

Posted on Aug 09, 2012

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SOURCE: Why does the crankshaft sensor not get any fire on a 1995 ford windstar?

It's not supposed to get "fire" to it. It is a sensor that tells the ECM or PCM the position of the crankshaft so proper timing is given by the ECM (computer)

Posted on Sep 01, 2012

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Why does the crankshaft sensor not get any fire on a 1995 ford windstar?


It's not supposed to get "fire" to it. It is a sensor that tells the ECM or PCM the position of the crankshaft so proper timing is given by the ECM (computer)

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