I will try to be brief. Bought car a few years back and had some preventive maintenance done to it. Both timing belts will replace as well as all the components within the timing plus water pump and crankshaft positioning sensor. Fast forward a few years. Has been intermittently cutting out going down the road just like somebody turn the key. Has started back up every time except for once a few days ago. Had to let it sit for about 15 minutes. Did start with check engine light. Code is for crankshaft positioning sensor circuit a. Runs normal even with a check engine light on. Sometimes it does it once or twice a week or 100s of miles in between episodes....thoughts?
Testimonial: "Thank you for the reply. The sensor itself is really hard to get to being as it is behind the lower timing belt cover and we'll have to take numerous items to part to physically check the sensor itself. I'm not sure how to check the connector up by the top of the motor though"
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