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I am looking location of the crankshaft position sensor

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i am looking for the location of the crankshaft position sensor on a 2005 x5 e53 4.4
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Customer: location of the crankshaft position sensor
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: yes its easy i just dont know if its the top or bottom of the engine
JA: Great! What have you tried so far?
Customer: nothing i just bought the part
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Customer: the dash reads "engine failsafe prog...trans failsafe prog"
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  CHRIS ZAPANTIS replied 1 year ago.
Hello Im Chris and I will assist you
Expert:  Joshua Haynes replied 1 year ago.
Hi, are you still looking for help on this issue?
Expert:  Joshua Haynes replied 1 year ago.
There are 2 possible locations for this sensor depending on your engine management system. I have attached photographs of shows it located on the lower left hand side of the engine directly between the engine and transmission bellhousing; this would be accessed from the bottom of the vehicle. The other shows it located on the left hand rear of the engine ,near the middle; this could be accessed from the top or bottom of the vehicle, but most likely would be more easily accessed from the bottom. I hope this information helps and if you still need help, please don't hesitate to ask! Have a great day
Expert:  Joshua Haynes replied 1 year ago.
Hi, I just wanted to check in and see if the information I provided helped you find the sensor. Please do not hesitate to ask if you have any further questions. Also please remember to leave a positive rating!
Expert:  Joshua Haynes replied 1 year ago.
Hi, this is Josh checking in with a reminder to please leave a positive rating if you were pleased with my service, and let me know if I can do something further for you if you werent. The rating system is the only way we are graded (or paid!) so please take a quick moment to do this. Thank You!

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