Jul 012016

2002 Saturn Vuequits running while driving but starts back. Could it be the crankshaft position sensor?


RESPONSE

This could be from a loose electrical connection. This could be from a faulty or failing engine sensor. Or could be from a failing ignition control module. The most common for this engine would be the crankshaft position sensor.

Crankshaft Position Sensor Replacement 2002 Saturn Vue 2.2L engine

  • Disconnect the negative battery cable.

crankshaft position sensor 2002 Saturn Vue

   •  Engine Harness Connection (1)
   •  Battery Feed (2)
   •  Starter Motor (3)
   •  Starter Solenoid (4)

  • Raise the vehicle.
  • Remove the 2 starter solenoid harness connector attachment nuts.
  • Remove the lower starter assembly to the engine block bolt.
  • Remove the upper starter assembly to the engine block bolt.
  • Move the starter right to clear the engine block, then left to remove the starter from the flywheel housing.
  • Disconnect the CKP Sensor harness connector.
  • Remove the CKP sensor attachment bolt and remove the CKP sensor.

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