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1995 940 wagon 2.2 turbo


Just got a 1995 940 free because it fails to start about 20% of the time after running fine and being shut off for a short shopping stop. Sounded like a crank sensor to me, but I don't think this car uses one. Seems to have a distributor at rear of engine head, a coil, and fuel injectors for each cylinder. Is there a part in the distributor that would heat up and temporarily fail when the car is stopped after a run? Other ideas? THANKS

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Yes it has a crank sensor below the dist in the top of the trans bell housing

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Probably IS the crank position sensor-classic symptoms. It is hard to reach (of course)-behind head at top of transmission bellhousing.Not a very expensive part-try it.Will the car fire at all? If so,then it may be the IAC-try holding down the gas pedal slightly if it runs,replace this.

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