I was able to change my crank position sensor by disconnecting the exhaust down pipe from the turbo after disconnect the O2 sensors so I didn't break any wires. P0016 Symptoms P0016 should be considered an important trouble code to diagnose and repair. The whole job took 1 hour. About Engine Crankshaft Position Sensors An engine with electronic management needs a crankshaft position sensor to monitor the position and rotational speed of the crankshaft. The item must be new and in its original manufacturer packaging to be eligible for a cash refund.
Use an air hammer and a fork wrench to get the bolt loose. Poor acceleration on freeway a time or two. If you're using a debit card we suggest you switch to a credit card. I didn't reuse the torx screw for the sensor as it was so hard to take it out. Follow the sensor connecting cable and undo the clip on the water pipe. Also, if it has the Direct Ignition cassette, if it fails the engine will not start. Access that torque from the bottom easily going up at it.
We will not provide a replacement or credit for any part not purchased directly from our store. Thought I'd leave a few suggestions to help the next person. This post should be linked to those on fuel pump and pressure regulator. Getting the Torx30 screw out proved to be a very difficult task. It should hold vacuum without leaking down. This will happen when it has stretched or jumped a tooth or two.
So, I replaced the crankshaft position sensor. After you unbolt the old one, twist it a little bit to loosen it and pull it straight out. I removed the battery box easy and was able to fit my hand between the hoses to reach the clamp and slide it off; same to put it back on. Product Description Crankshaft position sensor for any 03-11, 9-3, 4cyl. Make sure to have the transmission on P, engage the parking brake, and put wedges front and back of the rear wheels, also make sure the stands are on a hard surface like blacktop or concrete, not soil, and everything is solid before you get under the front of the car! It is the forward most wiring connector in group of three connectors.
But then it wouldn't start again. If the crankshaft position sensor or its wiring have any issues, it can cause the crankshaft signal to be cut off while the engine is running, which can cause the engine to stall. If I were to do this again I would remove the exhaust down pipe as that would give clear access from the top. Tightening torque, nut, heat shield 20 Nm 15 lbf ft 6. If a part fails, the original purchaser is able to return that part at any time for replacement.
Total job should not take more then 45 minutes in a driveway with ramps. The camshaft typically will have a ring that provides the same function. The entire job took less than 30 minutes including dropping the cover and screw twice. Otherwise, there is a risk of the sensor mounting lug breaking off. Another way to do it from Echeban: It is easier done from under the car because you can see the bolt holding the cover and the sensor to the engine block, and have more room to get the torx wrench to do the job. It still wasn't great, but not impossible like with the short torx screw.
We linked to a great video showing you how to do so directly below. You can use a short punch or a nail to line up the screw hole. It is one of the most important sensor in modern engines. Crankshaft speed and position are the basis for many calculations made by the computer. I'm hoping crankshaft position sensor from my research, and not the fuel pump!! This information is used to control ignition system and other engine parameters. The car wont restart right after stopping and shutting off the engine. Total time including a trip to the store 1.
Finally got it finished and was so excited when the car started!! New owner of a 2003 9-5 3. Taking out the pump was a bit tricky and ended up just cutting the line that goes from the top of the pump to the bottom as it seemed to be impeding the removal process and then it came right out. Product Description Crankshaft Position Sensor for any. Complete shipping and return policy information can be found in our. P0016 refers to which camshaft position sensor is out of time with the Crankshaft. I love Saab, but sometimes the engineers should be hit in the knees with bats for making engineering choices like this. Later it didn't start at all.