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GM Saturn SL 2: I have a 98 Saturn SL2 that runs great until

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I have a 98 Saturn SL2 that runs great until it comes up to temperature, then it shuts off, the motor turns over but not firing. Tac doesn't function while trying to re-start. Once it cools down it'll start & run until it comes back up to temp.
Hi . Thank you for asking your question on JustAnswer. is the engine light on?

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

No the check engine lite isn't on\


Customer: replied 3 years ago.


do you have access to a scan tool that shows sensor data?>
Customer: replied 3 years ago.


likely its a failed crank sensor.... Its easiest to diagnose with a good scan tool ... but your symptoms all point that way
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

how bad of a backyard job is that to do/where is the crank sensor

not 2 bad

The Crankshaft Position Sensor (CKP) is located on the back of the engine block, below intake manifold.



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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thank YOU you're a GOD!! really appreciate your help.

I hope it fixs it :)

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