CAR Crankshaft sensor

Crankshaft and camshaft position sensors: common defects and their signs

  1. Wear of the socket or inner circuit of the camshaft position sensor.
    • The gearbox periodically blocks at single gear. Proper operation restores only after engine restart.
    • The car suddenly loses speed during driving, starts to move with jerks. This happens when the camshaft position sensor breaks down during driving.
    • The engine turns off periodically.
    • The car loses acceleration capacity. Taps are heard in the exhaust system.
    • The engine doesn’t start.
  2. Absence of resistance in the winding or mechanical damages of the crankshaft position sensor.
    • The car accelerates badly.
    • Power of the engine decreases.
    • Idle rpm of the engine is unstable or beyond the normal values.
    • Detonation of the engine occurs.
    • The engine rpm decreases or increases unpromptedly during driving.

How to replace the crankshaft and camshaft position sensors?

If diagnostics proved the defects of the crankshaft and camshaft position sensors, it is necessary to replace them, as they are not repairable. The process of both car sensors replacement is similar, the difference is in location. The camshaft position sensor is mounted on the cylinder head block, and the crankshaft sensor is located under the mount of the engine. Access to these components is usually troubled. Also, for cars of various models, there are peculiarities in replacement of the crankshaft and camshaft position sensors: in some cases partial disassembling of the engine will be necessary, moreover, requirements of installation clearance should be observed during component mounting. That is why it is recommended to apply to a service station for replacement.

Camshaft sensor & crankshaft sensor Information

Camshaft sensor & crankshaft sensor: Bestsellers

RIDEX Crankshaft sensor
Article № : 833C0038
Read the product details
Buy RIDEX 833C0038
£ 8,03
(Price per item)
incl. 20% VAT, excl. delivery costs
  • Cable Length [mm]: 560
  • Number of connectors: 3
  • Voltage [V]: 12
  • Condition: New
In stock
Read the product details
RIDEX Crankshaft sensor
Article № : 833C0092
Read the product details
Buy RIDEX 833C0092
£ 10,47
(Price per item)
incl. 20% VAT, excl. delivery costs
  • Number of pins: 3
  • Supplementary Article / Supplementary Info Info 2: without cable, with screw
  • Connector Shape: D Shape
  • Condition: New
In stock
Read the product details
RIDEX Crankshaft sensor
Article № : 833C0022
Read the product details
Buy RIDEX 833C0022
£ 11,43
(Price per item)
incl. 20% VAT, excl. delivery costs
  • Number of connectors: 2
  • Resistor from [Ohm]: 400
  • Fitting Depth [mm]: 24
  • Condition: New
In stock
Read the product details
RIDEX Crankshaft sensor
Article № : 833C0012
Read the product details
Buy RIDEX 833C0012
£ 13,10
(Price per item)
incl. 20% VAT, excl. delivery costs
  • Number of pins: 2
  • Supplementary Article / Supplementary Info Info 2: without cable
  • Sensor Type: Inductive Sensor
  • Condition: New
In stock
Read the product details
RIDEX Crankshaft sensor
Article № : 833C0003
Read the product details
Buy RIDEX 833C0003
£ 15,35
(Price per item)
incl. 20% VAT, excl. delivery costs
  • Supplementary Article / Supplementary Info Info 2: with seal ring
  • Number of pins: 3
  • Cable Length [mm]: 430
  • Condition: New
In stock
Read the product details
RIDEX Crankshaft sensor
Article № : 833C0007
Read the product details
Buy RIDEX 833C0007
£ 19,55
(Price per item)
incl. 20% VAT, excl. delivery costs
  • Supplementary Article / Supplementary Info Info 2: without cable, for crankshaft
  • Sensor Length [mm]: 33
  • Number of pins: 3
  • Condition: New
In stock
Read the product details
RIDEX Crankshaft sensor
Article № : 833C0044
Read the product details
Buy RIDEX 833C0044
£ 20,45
(Price per item)
incl. 20% VAT, excl. delivery costs
  • Number of connectors: 3
  • Number of mounting bores: 1
  • Sensor Type: Hall Sensor
  • Condition: New
In stock
Read the product details
VALEO Crankshaft sensor
Article № : 254001
Read the product details
Buy VALEO 254001
£ 11,29
incl. 20% VAT, excl. delivery costs
  • Number of pins: 2
  • Supplementary Article / Supplementary Info Info 2: without cable
  • Sensor Type: Inductive Sensor
  • Condition: New
In stock
Read the product details