Mechanics

CRANKSHAFT POSITIOING SENSOR

2003 Dodge Neon

Engine Performance problem
2003 Dodge Neon 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic

I am trying to replace the crankshaft positioning sensor in my 2003 neon, what is the procedure? Thanks
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Shedances
September 5, 2010.



REMOVAL - 2.0, 2.4, 2.4L TURBO

Fig.1 Crankshaft Position Sensor Location


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The Crankshaft Position Sensor is in the front of the engine block just under the starter motor.

Disconnect the negative battery cable.
Raise vehicle and support.
On 2.4L SRT-4, remove the lower inner cooler hose from the metal tube.

Fig.2 Structural Collar And Bending Strut - (Automatic Transaxle Equipped)


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Remove the Structural Collar, refer to the Engine, Structural Collar Removal and Installation section.
Unlock and disconnect the electrical connector to the crankshaft position sensor.
Remove the crankshaft position sensor bolt.

Fig.3 Crankshaft Position Sensor - 2.4L Turbo


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Remove the sensor.

INSTALLATION - 2.0, 2.4, 2.4L Turbo

Check O-ring for damage and lubricate the O-ring with engine oil before installing sensor.
Use a twisting motion when installing the sensor.
Install and tighten the crankshaft position sensor bolt and tighten to 9 Nm (80 ±15 in. lbs.) .
Connect and lock the electrical connector to the crankshaft position sensor.
Install the Structural Collar, refer to the Engine, Structural Collar Removal and Installation section.
On 2.4L SRT-4, install the lower inner cooler hose to metal tube and tighten clamp.
Lower vehicle.
Connect the negative battery cable.

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Rasmataz
Sep 5, 2010.