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I have a 2008 Santa Fe 2.7 V6 my problem is the crank sensor

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I have a 2008 Santa Fe 2.7 V6 my problem is the crank sensor broke off so I pulled up a small oil pan but I'm trying to get the bigger oil pan apart and it is there any secret way of doing it
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Hyundai
Expert:  Dan replied 5 months ago.

Hello my name is***** am an ASE Master Technician and I am glad to help you with your question.

Expert:  Dan replied 5 months ago.

Pry it off with a pry bar carefully. Use a putty knife to cut the glue once you get it separated a little. Do not pry on the machined surfaces.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I've tried playing it but it just doesn't want to separate so I guess it's the glue
Expert:  Dan replied 5 months ago.

Make sure you have all the bolts out.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
That's a 2005 Santa Fe I think I got all the bolts out I checked it and rechecked it so
Expert:  Dan replied 5 months ago.

Maybe this will help.

Expert:  Dan replied 5 months ago.

Looks like 17 bolts holding the upper pan.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Is there another way of getting the crank sensor all that's broken cannot be driven through the outside into the pan or do you have to take the pan off then I can back out the other way
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Is there another way of getting the crank sensor do I have to drive it into the pan or can I take the pan off and drive it out
Expert:  Dan replied 5 months ago.

Can you grab it with a needle nose pliers and pull it out?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
No can I get it with needle-nose pliers I'm taking out the starter and everything to get at it but I tried drilling it and it's just not coming out can I drill all the way through that without messing up the crank
Expert:  Dan replied 5 months ago.

Try putting a drywall screw in the hole and using a vise grips to pull it out.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Okay I'll give it a try hope that get it out
Expert:  Dan replied 5 months ago.

good luck

Expert:  Dan replied 5 months ago.

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