Where is the Crankshaft sensor located?

Tiny
MINDY WILLIAMS
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  • 2012 CHEVROLET IMPALA
  • 3.6L
  • V6
  • 4WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 130,000 MILES
Please tell me where the crankshaft sensor is located on this vehicle. I'm getting conflicting information.
The car listed above is a Police 3.6L DI FFV DOHC six cylinder.
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Thursday, August 5th, 2021 AT 9:21 AM

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Tiny
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Hello,

If you are facing the engine; The crank position sensor is located on back of the engine lower right hand side (see diagram below).

You might find these articles helpful:

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/how-a-crank-shaft-angle-sensor-works
https://www.2carpros.com/articles/symptoms-of-a-bad-crankshaft-sensor
https://www.2carpros.com/articles/crankshaft-angle-sensor-replacement

I have also attached the replacement procedure.
Please note that some of these crank sensor requires reprogramming using a specialty scan tool.

Please let me know of any questions.

Thank you.
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Friday, August 6th, 2021 AT 3:14 PM

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