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CRANKSHAFT POSITION (CKP) SENSOR REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF]

Removal

1. Remove the battery and battery tray. (See BATTERY REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
2. Remove the air cleaner. (See INTAKE-AIR SYSTEM REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
3. Remove the drive belt. (See DRIVE BELT REPLACEMENT [LF].)
4. Remove the under cover. (See TRANSVERSE MEMBER REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
5. Disconnect the CKP sensor connector.
6. Remove the installation bolts to remove the CKP sensor.

Installation

CAUTION:

1. Perform the following procedure so that piston No.1 is at the top dead center.
a. Move the ATF hose slightly out of the way. (AT)

b. Remove the cylinder block lower blind plug and install the SST.

c. Turn the crankshaft pulley to the clockwise until it stops.
2. Using a straight edge, draw a straight line directly in the center of the 5th tooth of the crankshaft pulley pulse wheel (counting counterclockwise from the empty space).

CAUTION:

3. Align the center line of the CKP sensor and the line drawn in Step 2, then install the CKP sensor.
4. Install the CKP sensor fitting bolts.
5. Remove the SST then install the cylinder block lower blind plug.
6. Install in the reverse order of removal.


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