Hi Davenmily, Welcome to 2carpros
It sounds like you have a classic crankshaft angle sensor that has gone out here is a guide to help you see what you are in for when doing the job.
Here is the location for your car for the crankshaft sensor.
Check out the diagrams (Below)
Please let us know what you find.
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Saturday, March 20th, 2010 AT 7:26 PM