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Crankshaft Position Sensor (Crank Sensor / CKP)

Updated: Jan 9

The crankshaft position sensor keeps track of the crankshafts position and rotational speed, it is vital for a smoothly running engine.

In this article, we'll discuss what the crankshaft sensor is, how it works, and what it does.


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diagram of a crankshaft position sensor

What Is a Crankshaft Position Sensor?