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96 f-150 5.0 Check engin light stays on. code says crank sensor but truck runs great. I replaced balancer few months ago when it seperated from pully. could the new balancer be the problem Is this hard to fix.

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Once you replaced anything you need a diagnostic tool to reset the ECM as the check engine light will not reset by itself.

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