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2011 Kia Sorento all wheel drive 3.5 engine looking for

2011 Kia Sorento all...

2011 Kia Sorento all wheel drive 3.5 engine looking for location of crank shaft position sensor

Mechanic's Assistant: Does the vehicle stall at low speeds? Does it sputter?

It dies at different speeds, it is throwing a code for the csps

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Sorento yourself? What have you tried so far?

I will be fixing it my self, have been a aircraft and every thing mechanic

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
This car has over a hundred thousand miles on it and has had a hard life
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Ok

The crank sensor is mounted under the plastic coolant tube on the drivers side of the engine. To access the connector you need to remove the airbox.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
On the trans side of the engine

Yes. CLICK HERE for location.

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