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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Crankshaft Position Sensor
the dual crankshaft position sensor is secured in an aluminum mounting bracket and bolted to the left side of the timing chain cover, partially behind the crankshaft balancer, hope this helps get back to me if you need mre help. please rate my fix as i strive to be the best
Posted on Apr 29, 2009
It mounts in the side of the block near the crankshaft,it fits in a hole,going into the engine block.,look on the inside of the engine compartment ,on the firewall side,left of the pulleys,down low.
Posted on Mar 22, 2010
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The Crankshaft Position (CKP) Sensor is a permanent magnet output coil device that monitors the speed and position of the crankshaft. A reluctor is attached directly to the crankshaft, and is used to generate a constant signal as it passes the CKP sensor magnetic coil. The CKP Sensor utilizes system voltage (12 volts DC), or reference voltage (5 volts DC) to generate a digital output signal to the PCM that is based upon a 0.5 volt AC reference. The alternating magnetic field is used by the sensor output electronics to produce a digital pulse. The CKP sensor returns a digital ON/OFF signal pulse during each revolution of the crankshaft, with a momentary signal interrupt for the top dead center (TDC) position of the #1 cylinder. The Pulse Width Modulation pattern is used by the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) to calculate ignition timing, fuel injector timing, misfire diagnostics, and the tachometer display
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