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WILLIAM SHUMATE
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  • 1993 PONTIAC GRAND AM
  • 3.3L
  • V6
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 177,789 MILES
Need to know were the crank censore is at on the car how to changes it out
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Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 AT 8:53 AM

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It is located behind the Crankshaft pulley.

REMOVAL

Disconnect negative battery cable.
Remove serpentine belt from crankshaft pulley.
Raise vehicle on hoist.
Remove right front tire and wheel assembly.
Remove right inner fender access cover.
Using a 28 mm socket, remove crankshaft harmonic balancer retaining bolt.
Remove crankshaft harmonic balancer using tool J 38197 or equivalent.
Disconnect sensor electrical connector.
Remove crankshaft position sensor shield. Do not use a pry bar.
Remove studs and sensor from block face.

INSTALLATION

Checking Harmonic Balancer Vanes

Install crankshaft position sensor.
Install studs to hold sensor to block face, torque to 8.5-12 Nm (6-9 lb ft).
Install crankshaft position sensor shield.
Place special tool J 37089, or equivalent, on harmonic balancer and turn. If any vane of the harmonic balancer touches the tool, replace the balancer assembly.
Install balancer on crankshaft.
Torque crankshaft bolt to 150 Nm +76 (110 lb ft +76 ).
Install inner fender shield.
Install tire and wheel assembly. Torque lug nuts to 140 Nm (100 lb ft)
Lower vehicle.
Install serpentine belt.
Reconnect battery ground cable.
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