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Crankshaft sensor snapped in half while pulling it out. sensor part is stuck and there is nothing to grab to pull it out

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Use a ez out if possible. You have a great chance at removing the engine oil pan as well for the sensor is made of high strength plastic and will get inside the block as well once the ez out is used

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