Mechanics

BUICK PARK AVENUE CRANKSHAFT PROBLEM

1999 Buick Park Avenue • 20,000 miles

Where is the crank sensor located
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December 9, 2012.



REMOVAL PROCEDURE

TOOLS REQUIRED

J 36660 Torque/Angle Meter.
J 37096 Flywheel Holding Tool.
J 38197 Balancer Remover.

CAUTION: Refer to Battery Disconnect Caution in Cautions and Notices.

Disconnect the negative battery cable.
Remove the serpentine belt(s) from the crankshaft pulley.
Raise the vehicle on a hoist.
Remove the right front wheel and tire assembly.
Remove the right inner fender access cover.
Hold the flywheel with J 37096 Flywheel Holding Tool.
Using 28 mm socket, remove the crankshaft harmonic balancer retaining bolt.
Remove the crankshaft harmonic balancer using special tool J 38197 Balancer Remover.
Remove the crankshaft position sensor shield (1) (Do Not use a pry bar).
Disconnect the sensor electrical connector.

Crankshaft Position Sensor

Remove 2 attaching bolts from the crankshaft position sensor.
Remove the crankshaft position sensor from block face.

INSTALLATION PROCEDURE

Crankshaft Position Sensor

Position the Crankshaft Position (CKP) sensor to the block.

NOTE: Refer to Fastener Notice in Cautions and Notices.

Install the bolts to hold the CKP sensor to the block face.

Tighten
Tighten the bolts to 20-40 N.M (14-28 lb ft).

Install the crankshaft position sensor shield (1).
Connect the CKP sensor electrical connector.
Position the crankshaft harmonic balancer on the crankshaft.
Hold the flywheel with J 37096 Flywheel Holding Tool.

Tighten
Using J 36660, tighten the harmonic balancer bolt to 150 N.M +76 degrees (110 lb ft +76 degrees).

Install the right inner fender access cover.
Install the right front wheel and tire assembly.

Tighten
Tighten the wheel nuts to 140 N.M (104 lb ft).

Lower the vehicle.
Install the serpentine belt(s).
Connect the negative battery cable.


Pic enclosed. Next time give engine size or vin


Hmac300
Dec 9, 2012.