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Tim's Auto Repair
Tim's Auto Repair, Mechanic
Category: Car
Satisfied Customers: 15813
Experience:  Have owned a repair shop for 25 yrs.
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Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 3 years ago.

tims auto repair :

hi

tims auto repair :

what is the year,make and model?

tims auto repair :

please explain to me what is goiing on

Customer :

2002 olds alero 4 dr gls 2.2 aouto car cuts out and wants to stall while driving down the road and at red lights while sitting car runs fine most of the time it is an intermintent problem some times I can drive it all day and it will run fine had new fuel pump put in and fuel filter

tims auto repair :

hi

tims auto repair :

sorry i missed you

tims auto repair :

tell me,,does the engine light stay on?,,if so,can you give me the computer codes?

Customer :

no engine lite on

tims auto repair :

ok

tims auto repair :

sense the engine light doesnt come on..

tims auto repair :

the first thing to do here,,,it to tune it up

tims auto repair :

new plugs and plug wires

tims auto repair :

if it still cts up after the tune up

tims auto repair :

a common thing that will cause this on the 2.2 is the crank sensor

tims auto repair :

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tims auto repair :

REMOVAL PROCEDURE

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1. Remove the starter.
2. Disconnect the crankshaft position (CKP) sensor harness connector.
3. Remove the CKP sensor bolt.
4. Remove the CKP sensor.

INSTALLATION PROCEDURE

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1. Inspect the CKP sensor O-ring and lubricate with a mineral based grease.
2. Gently insert the CKP sensor into the block.

tims auto repair :
Parts Information OEM Part # Price
Crankshaft Position Sensor
Crankshaft Position Sensor
12567712 $41.88
Contact Dealer for most current part and price information
Labor Information Skill Level Mfg. Warranty Standard
Replace
A 0.0 0.9
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