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Q: Crankshaft position sensor. 2012 Chrysler 200

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How do you remove a crankshaft position sensor for this car. What has to be removed to get to the position sensor?

A: Hey there. The crank sensor is at the rear ...

Hey there. The crank sensor is at the rear of the motor. You have to remove the heat shield to get access to the sensor. If you need assistance with this repair, an expert technician from YourMechanic can come to your car's location to replace the crankshaft sensor for you.

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