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Crankshaft Position Sensor Dorman 917-781 - DMECS00016

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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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How-to Video:

(07:20 min)

Tools List:

    Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Socket Extensions
  • Ratchet
  • Swivel

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 8mm Socket
  • 10mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 8mm Wrench



This part replaces:

  • OE # 1W7Z6C315AB, F1AZ6C315A
  • Dorman 917-781

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