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Where is the location of the crankshaft position sensors on a 97 Cadillac Deville. It stalls at red lights and stop signs and I've heard a new crankshaft position sensor is a possible solution. I've got two of them to replace the two on there but I can't seem to find the location of them anywhere online. Please 'n' thanks, B

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  • Zaraki Nov 23, 2010

    If the MIL (Malfunction Indicator Light) or "Check Engine Light" is on with a DTC (Data Trouble Code) (P0335-P0340) then the crankshaft sensor would most likely be the problem, however if there is no DTC and the "MIL" is not on when the engine is running, then that is usually an indication that the fuel pump or the ignition module is faulty. If the engine stalls and there is still good fuel pressure in the fuel rail then the ignition module is most likely faulty. If the engine stalls and there is low or no fuel pressure in the fuel rail then the fuel pump is most likely faulty.



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The check engine light doesn't have to come on with a bad crank sensor ,your vehicle has two , one for lower rpm an one for higher speeds . A&B
The two crankshaft sensors are located on the front bank (BANK 2) of the engine block between cylinders 4 and 6. Crankshaft position A sensor is located in the upper crankcase and crankshaft position B sensor is located in the lower crankcase. Both sensors extend into the crankcase and are sealed to the engine block with O-rings. The crankshaft position sensors are not adjustable.

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Most fuel pumps are in the gas tank.

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SOURCE: where are the camshaft and crankshaft position

crankshaft sensor is and the hormonic balance pulley and cam sesoor should b and the front of the motor toward the top. But to b sure u should get a book for u vehical

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SOURCE: 97 cadillac deville only overheats on hills it has

The most common overheating problem with the Northstar engine is a blocked purge line. It's job is to purge air out of the cooling system.
There is a small diameter hose coming from near the top of the coolant tank,this is the purge line.
With the engine idling,pull the purge line from the tank,if there is no coolant flow from this small hose,it is blocked and this will cause overheating.If the hose is clear, check for blockage at the nipple on the tank.Or trace the hose back until you find the blockage.The hose goes in to the engine to a crossover and comes out the other side to near the thermostat housing,the blockage may be there.

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i have a 1989 cadillac deville 2 door front wheel drive i just changed the fuel filter in it and i pour fuel injection cleaner in the gas tank. when i pour gas in the carberator it gives a little start to the car and it started the car but it wont stay on. i just bought a new battery for it but i havent tried it out yet just because the positive wire going to the battery was bad so i cut the wire and gonna put a new wire for it do you have any suggestions what is wrong with it. it has been sitting for a couple years.......and it does start it just turns over......

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