Crankshaft Position Sensor - 1AECS00079

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  • Brand New Crankshaft Position Sensor
  • 2-pin connector
  • Direct replacement
  • Built to strict quality control standards

This is an electrical part and is tested before it leaves our warehouse.

Our electrical and electronic parts are subject to strict quality control testing. Please ensure proper diagnosis of this item before purchasing as the item cannot be returned once installed or plugged in.

Item Condition: New

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Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser.

  1. step : Removing the Serpentine Belt (0:55)
    • Loosen the 10mm negative battery terminal
    • Familiarize yourself with the route of the serpentine belt
    • Insert a breaker bar and 19mm socket into the tensioner
    • Slowly turn the tensioner clockwise to loosen the belt
    • Pull the belt off the alternator
    • Slowly release the tensioner
  2. step : Removing the Alternator (4:07)
    • Unbolt the positive cable bolt from the alternator with a 10mm socket and ratchet
    • Remove the 10mm bolt from the alternator bracket
    • Unclip the bracket with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Disconnect the alternator connector
    • Pop the harness mounts out of the brackets
    • Remove the 14mm bolt from the alternator
    • Remove the 12mm bolt from the alternator
    • Maneuver the alternator from the bracket with a pry bar
    • Disconnect the crankshaft position sensor connector
    • Loosen the wire from its brackets
  3. step : Removing the Front Passenger Side Wheel (3:32)
    • Loosen the lug nuts with the vehicle on the ground
    • Raise and support the vehicle
    • Remove the lug nuts
    • Pry off the center cap with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Apply rust penetrant to the wheel studs
    • Thread two lug nuts lightly onto the studs
    • Strike the tire with a rubber mallet or dead blow hammer to loosen the wheel
    • Remove the two lug nuts
    • Pull the wheel off the studs
  4. step : Removing the Crankshaft Position Sensor (5:39)
    • Remove the fasteners from the belt shield
    • Pull off the belt shield
    • Remove the 10mm bolt from the sensor
    • Remove the sensor
  5. step : Installing the Crankshaft Position Sensor (7:28)
    • Place white grease around the o-ring
    • Maneuver the sensor into place on the engine
    • Tighten the 10mm bolt
    • Manuever the wire up into place
    • Connect the connector
  6. step : Installing the Alternator (16:42)
    • Insert the alternator into place
    • Tighten the 12mm bolt to the alternator
    • Tighten the 14mm bolt to the alternator
    • Torque the 14mm bolt to 38 foot-pounds
    • Pop the harness mounts into the brackets
    • Connect the alternator connector
    • Insert the positive cable into place
    • Tighten the 10mm bolt to the positive cable
    • Place the boot on the positive cable
    • Insert the bracket into place
    • Tighten the 10mm bolt to the bracket
    • Clip the bracket on
  7. step : Reinstalling the Serpentine Belt (14:16)
    • Loop the belt around the crank pulley
    • Bring it around the power steering pulley
    • Bring it around the water pump
    • Bring it around the A/C Pulley
    • Bring it around the crank shaft pulley
    • Bring it around the belt tensioner
    • Slowly pull the tensioner clockwise with a 19mm socket and breaker bar
    • Pull the belt over the alternator
    • Release the tensioner
  8. step : Installing the Wheel (10:45)
    • Lift the wheel onto the studs
    • Start the lug nuts by hand
    • Lower the vehicle to the ground
    • Torque the lug nuts to 76 foot-pounds in a crossing pattern
    • Clip the center cap onto the wheel

Tools needed for replacement:

    Ratchets & Related

  • Socket Extensions
  • Ratchet

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 12mm Socket
  • 14mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket
  • 10mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 10mm Wrench

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I was very satisfied with the part that I ordered , l also was was very happy with the shipping time. I will be using this company again in the near future ????
July 13, 2017
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Part #: 1AECS00079

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