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Q: Where is Crankshaft Position Sensor on 2011 VW Routan with 3.6L engine?

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Where is the Crankshaft Position Sensor on a 2011 VW Routan? Thank you!
My car has an automatic transmission.

The crankshaft position sensor is located in the right rear of the engine block. There is a protective shield that needs to be removed for access to the sensor.

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