Q: Where is location of crankshaft sensor on 2011 BMW 550i 4.4 v 8

asked by on June 30, 2017

Specific Location of crankshaft sensor .... Pics if available

My car has 105000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

The crankshaft position sensor is located on the transmission bell housing on the passenger side. You have to remove a plastic splash guard that is attached with a Phillips head screwdriver. Remove the aluminum transmission guard with a 13 mm socket. Detach the wiring to the sensor and remove the single fastener holding the sensor to the block. As with all vehicle components the sensor should be directly tested using a scan tool to verify operation prior to condemning it. If you desire testing of the sensor, and replacement if it is warranted, please use YourMechanic’s crankshaft position sensor diagnostic/replacement service page. 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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