Questions tagged [crank-position-sensor]

Abbreviated as CPS. The crank position sensor detects a point on a crankshaft to supply electronic information related to timing in ignition system for an internal combustion engine

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Mazda tech says crank sensor in distributor

Apparently my crank sensor is in the distributor on my Mazda Demio. The engine type is Mazda B3E, and the distributor is B5B4 T2T60572 ... I can’t find it anywhere else but how is this possible ? ...
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ECU Throwing an error for CPS despite changing it

So a while back I had the ECU throw a check engine code for the crankshaft position sensor, I changed both the camshaft and crankshaft sensors for ones that I got off a used car from the junkyard. A ...
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Does the number of teeth on a reluctor wheel matter? (crank position)

A little background: I have a project car with an EFI system from 1985 where TDC is (apparently) measured by a little gear in the distributor. I'm slowly switching over to an aftermarket ECU that ...
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Automatic Car engine cut off while driving

I got a Peugeot 407 2006 (AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION), and it has cutoff/stalled 3 times and I am trying to figure out what's wrong. First time engine cutoff/stall: After applying the brakes and coming ...
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2005 Kia sedona. Testing crankshaft pos sensor

Some context: We have a 2005 kia sedona. The car was working fine until it decided to quit. It was sitting around 40 - 50 minutes with the engine off. We thought that there could be a chance that ...
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1996 Suzuki Sidekick engine

I blew up my motor in my 1996 Suzuki Sidekick; I installed a donor motor from a 1996 Suzuki (both engines looked alike, each a 16 valve engine). It turns out the crank sensor on my original engine is ...
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Hyundai Sonata EF (2002 - 2005) - P0335 CKPS Malfunction

Vehicle will not start. I have replaced the CKPS sensor with a used one, but it still brings back the code P0335. before I shell out cash for a brand new sensor. Am I on the right path? Here are my ...
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How to tell if crankshaft sensor or Camshaft sensor is bad

I have a 2006 Honda Civic I was driving it and was On my way! To my friends shop I mad a turn and it felt like the transmission went out of fear while I was accelerating than while I was trying to get ...
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Why won't my '05 VW Caddy rev past 3500rpm?

I've got a '05 VW Caddy 2.0 SDI here that didn't run at first. Scanning the OBD (with a chinese knock-off ELM327 scanner, and the Torque Pro App) gave me a P0726 fault code. The description says "...
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Why would you need a crank sensor if you had a cam sensor?

The only thing I can come up with is timing belt / chain flex which can cause a very small amount of timing difference. I guess they could detect if the belt was put on wrong, skipped a tooth, ...
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Need help installing engine with 2-wire crank sensor into 3-wire setup

My problem is the 2008 chevy trailblazer 4.2 has a 3-wire crank sensor and the reluctor ring on the crank looks similar to a bicycle sprocket. While I did not look at the reluctor ring on the 2005 4....
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Can a Crank sensor cause fuel pump failure?

I have a Nissan Primera P12 2001 (2500cc) which was working without any issues. Yesterday when I try to start, it wouldn't. Talking to the repair guy said it was the fuel pump. But later he said it ...
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N15 Pulsar Crank Angle Sensor replacement

My wife has a 1999 Nissan Pulsar (N15) which lost power and died a few days ago. It was towed by the RAC to a workshop which diagnosed the Crank Angle Sensor. The estimated cost to fix is AU$700, ...