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Q: Do you have to remove the transmission on a 2003 Chevy Tracker with a 4 cyl. engine to replace the crankshaft position sensor?

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do you have to remove the transmission to replace a crankshaft position sensor on a 2003 chevy tracker with a 4 cyl. engine

My car has 179000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there. The crankshaft sensor is mounted behind the engine flex plate flywheel. The transmission and the flex plate flywheel needs to be removed to replace the crankshaft sensor. If you need help with a crankshaft sensor replacement, a certified technician from YourMechanic can come to your location to perform this service.

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