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Old 05-26-2013, 03:22 PM   #51
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Re: Crankshaft position sensor replacement

Originally Posted by Georgie336 View Post
Im hoping some one can tell me something that will make my life easier.
I've can get my hand down to the CPS and bought a #5 allen key but the bolt just won't budge, my hand is raw and I can't get the damn bolt off. Is there a trick I'm missing?

I was planning on re-using the bolt for the new CPS too as I bought mine online and only got the o-ring and cps no bolt but I think I'll get a new one because the head looks like its getting chewed up and I haven't even gotten it out! Does anyone have the part number for this?
Mine was stripped and I had to chip away some of the plastic off of the old sensor to be able to get vice grips on it, maybe it'll work for u too.

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