Q: 07 charger 3.5. Will only start if cranksensor is unplugged

asked by on

07 charger starts with out cranksensor won't start if sensor is plugged in

My car has 170000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there. The crankshaft position sensor has failed and is not working. The vehicle may be able to start from the camshaft position sensor being hooked up. I recommend replacing the crankshaft position sensor. If you need further assistance with your crankshaft position sensor, then seek out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic, to help you.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1,000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. 07 charger 3.5. Will only start if cranksensor is unplugged

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: I went through a puddle that was deeper than I thought. Now every time I accelerate there is a water/grinding sound 2015 dodgeDart

The A/C system evaporator case would only be flooded if the water on the roadway rose way above the door sills on your car. Even if water entered through the condensate drain on the lower exterior of the vehicle, that...

Q: Where is cylinder 5 located at?

The cylinder number 5 is on the passenger side nearest the fire wall. Passenger side of engine is numbered 1,3,5 and drivers side is 2,4,6.

Q: Car hit by lightning and won't start.

You will need to have the vehicle towed to a dealer. I have seen many vehicles like this and in most cases, if not all, the computers in the vehicle get zapped and fried. I would recommend contacting your insurance...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.