Q: Hi I have 2000 CR-V B20 the engine shut off suddenly and it crank but won't start has more than 215k no sparks is it CPS or coil i

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Engine cranks and won't start No spark no timing belt issue no camshaft issue no battery issue No fuel pump or injectors issues I'm not sure if it's the distributor problem , ignition coil or the ignitor how to diagnose it , and how to test the Crank shaft location sensor and where to find it Thank you

My car has 215000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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To test the crankshaft position sensor requires an automotive scope (oscilloscope). If there is no spark using a standard spark tester, remove the distributor cap and be sure the rotor actually turns when the engine is cranked. Check the cap and rotor for damage, corrosion or excessive wear. If the cap and rotor are sound, and the secondary plug wires are within specification as far as resistance, it will be necessary to diagnose the individual components of the ignition system including primary side components such as the crankshaft position sensor. That testing involves voluminous instructions. You can obtain a fast resolution to this if you request a no start diagnostic. A certified Mechanic would be dispatched by YourMechanic right to your location. If you have further questions or concerns, do not hesitate to re-contact YourMechanic as we are always here to help you.

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