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Crankshaft Position Sensor Dorman 917-781 - DMECS00016

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Item Condition: New

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Lifetime Warranty

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  1. step : Loosening the A/C Compressor (0:25)
    • Locate the sensor between the A/C compressor and harmonic balancer pulley
    • Insert a 1/4" ratchet into the tensioner
    • Turn the tensioner clockwise
    • Slide the belt off of the A/C compressor pulley
    • Tuck the belt up above the compressor pulley
    • Remove the three 10mm bolts beneath the compressor
    • Slide the compressor over
  2. step : Removing the Crankshaft Position Sensor (3:09)
    • Remove the 8mm bolt from the compressor
    • Disconnect the wiring harness
    • Turn the sensor
    • Remove the sensor
  3. step : Installing the Crankshaft Position Sensor (4:12)
    • Apply motor oil to the seal
    • Click the crankshaft position sensor into place
    • Tighten the 8mm bolt to the sensor
  4. step : Tightening the A/C Compressor (5:22)
    • Lift the A/C compressor and line up the bolt holes
    • Hand-tighten the 10mm bolts to the compressor
    • Tighten the bolts with a ratchet and socket
    • Connect the crankshaft position sensor wiring harness
    • Insert the 1/4" ratchet into the tensioner
    • Pull the ratchet clockwise
    • Loop the bolt onto the A/C compressor pulley

Tools needed for replacement:

    Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Socket Extensions
  • Ratchet
  • Swivel

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 8mm Socket
  • 10mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 8mm Wrench

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Vehicle Fit

Year Make Model Description
1992-2011Ford Crown Victoria Ford Crown Victoria Crankshaft Position Sensor Dorman 917-781
1997-2011Ford E150 Van Ford E150 Van V8 4.6L Crankshaft Position Sensor Dorman 917-781
1997-2011Ford E150 Van Ford E150 Van V8 5.4L Crankshaft Position Sensor Dorman 917-781
1997-2011Ford E250 Van Ford E250 Van V8 4.6L Crankshaft Position Sensor Dorman 917-781
1997-2011Ford E250 Van Ford E250 Van V8 5.4L Crankshaft Position Sensor Dorman 917-781
1997-2011Ford E350 Van Ford E350 Van V10 6.8L Crankshaft Position Sensor Dorman 917-781
1997-2011Ford E350 Van Ford E350 Van V8 5.4L Crankshaft Position Sensor Dorman 917-781
2000-2011Ford E450 Van Ford E450 Van V10 6.8L Crankshaft Position Sensor Dorman 917-781
2000-2011Ford E450 Van Ford E450 Van V8 5.4L Crankshaft Position Sensor Dorman 917-781
2003Ford E550 Van Ford E550 Van V10 6.8L Crankshaft Position Sensor Dorman 917-781
1997-2013Ford Expedition Ford Expedition Crankshaft Position Sensor Dorman 917-781
2002-2010Ford Explorer Ford Explorer V8 4.6L Crankshaft Position Sensor Dorman 917-781
2007-2010Ford Explorer Sport Trac Ford Explorer Sport Trac V8 4.6L Crankshaft Position Sensor Dorman 917-781
1997-2010Ford F150 Truck Ford F150 Truck V8 5.4L Crankshaft Position Sensor Dorman 917-781
1997-2010Ford F150 Truck Ford F150 Truck V8 4.6L Crankshaft Position Sensor Dorman 917-781
1999-2010Ford F250 Super Duty Truck Ford F250 Super Duty Truck V10 6.8L Crankshaft Position Sensor Dorman 917-781
1999-2010Ford F250 Super Duty Truck Ford F250 Super Duty Truck V8 5.4L Crankshaft Position Sensor Dorman 917-781
1997Ford F250 Truck Ford F250 Truck V8 4.6L Crankshaft Position Sensor Dorman 917-781
1999-2010Ford F350 Super Duty Truck Ford F350 Super Duty Truck V10 6.8L Crankshaft Position Sensor Dorman 917-781
1999-2010Ford F350 Super Duty Truck Ford F350 Super Duty Truck V8 5.4L Crankshaft Position Sensor Dorman 917-781
1999-2013Ford F450 Truck Ford F450 Truck V10 6.8L Crankshaft Position Sensor Dorman 917-781
1999-2012Ford F550 Truck Ford F550 Truck V10 6.8L Crankshaft Position Sensor Dorman 917-781
2005-2006Ford GT Ford GT Crankshaft Position Sensor Dorman 917-781
1996-2010Ford Mustang Ford Mustang V8 4.6L Crankshaft Position Sensor Dorman 917-781
2000-2012Ford Mustang Ford Mustang V8 5.4L Crankshaft Position Sensor Dorman 917-781
1994-1997Ford Thunderbird Ford Thunderbird V8 4.6L Crankshaft Position Sensor Dorman 917-781
2003-2005Lincoln Aviator Lincoln Aviator Crankshaft Position Sensor Dorman 917-781
2002Lincoln Blackwood Lincoln Blackwood Crankshaft Position Sensor Dorman 917-781
2006-2008Lincoln Mark LT Lincoln Mark LT Crankshaft Position Sensor Dorman 917-781
1993-1998Lincoln Mark VIII Lincoln Mark VIII Crankshaft Position Sensor Dorman 917-781
1998-2013Lincoln Navigator Lincoln Navigator Crankshaft Position Sensor Dorman 917-781
1991-2011Lincoln Town Car Lincoln Town Car Crankshaft Position Sensor Dorman 917-781
1994-1997Mercury Cougar Mercury Cougar V8 4.6L Crankshaft Position Sensor Dorman 917-781
1992-2011Mercury Grand Marquis Mercury Grand Marquis Crankshaft Position Sensor Dorman 917-781
2003-2004Mercury Marauder Mercury Marauder Crankshaft Position Sensor Dorman 917-781
2002-2010Mercury Mountaineer Mercury Mountaineer V8 4.6L Crankshaft Position Sensor Dorman 917-781

This part replaces:

  • Dorman 917-781
  • OE # F1AZ6C315A
  • OE # 1W7Z6C315AB
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Part #: DMECS00016


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Brand #: 917-781

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