If a 1998 Jeep Cherokee is overheating could the crank sensor be the problem and if so where do you find it?
Hey Tony==The crank sensor is on the rear of some jeeps attached to the bell housing. It in itself won't cause overheating. If you have electric fans, make sure they are operating properly. Make sure the radiator is flowing coolant and not have a bunch of build up. Good luck Joe
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Answer . look just behind the downpipe of the exhaust manifold. right at the 2 oclock position of the bellhousing top on a 4.0 when looking at it from front of the car, y…es its behind the lip at the hardest place to get to. or access from under the car. i prefer the tip though..
location of crank position sensor . It is bolted to the transmission bell housing, drivers side, near the top. The bolts advance toward the front of the vehicle. It is nest…ed in a rubber boot and senses teeth on the flywheel to detect top dead center and 180 degrees off TDC.
\n. \n Answer \n. \n. \nI had this problem with my 95 Jeep Wrangler. When I had to replace the starter I happened to have to replace the battery at the same time and …it starts a lot faster. Of course it could be dirty injectors or something like that but that is what took care of mine. Apparently my starter was "tired" and finally went out. Having a good battery will deliver more juice to the starter also. Hope this helps. Apparently it is a older Jeep problem. The newer ones don't seem to have such a problem.\n. \n. \n. \n . \n Well I have a pretty new battery (Less than a year old) in the Jeep. I will try fuel injector cleaners in the next few days. \n. \nWhen I turn the key to the ON position for a few seconds, and then back to OFF, and then start, it will start almost instantly. Eventually I might get a new starter. Thank you for your response!
Answer . on the 4.0 6 cyl engine the crank position sensor is mounted to the bell housing drivers side top. so if you look from drivers side fender it will be just behind… the engine where the transmission bell housing bolts to the rear of the engine.towards the top.
I own a 2001 Jeep Cherokee that didn't start the day after a mechanic did a tuneup on it he replaced the crank sensor do 2001 Jeep Cherokees have crank sensors and if so is that a legit diagnosis?
Answer . yes
Answer . Yes. The Crank sensor monitors the position and rotational speed of the engine to determine timing for ignition. if it is not functioning you will get no spark.
On a 4.0l the crank sensor is located on the transmition. Driver side, near the top of the bellhousing at about 2 O'clock looking from the front of the truck at the engine. Th…e wire conector is near the back of the intake (3 wire connector i have heard of a 2 wire connector instead but i have never seen it) you can follow to the crank sensor (top of tranny).
You can not. The crankshaft position sensor is required to run theengine.
no coolant leak. no smoke or steam. no water in oil. overheats about every 125 miles. auto trans. cold air.
The crank sensor mounts to the top of the transmission bell housing on a 1996 Jeep Cherokee.
It is on the back of the engine, where it connects to the transmission. Driver side, looking down from the firewall.
It is something that does happen from time to time. Replace the o-rings on the sensor and the plastic adapter housing it sits in.
The crank sensor is located on the rear side of trans bell housing on the upper drivers side where the engine and trans meet. You can follow the sen wires from the 3 prong con…nector that is mounted to a metal bracket by a plastic ribbed pull connector located on the back pass side intake manifold closest to the fire wall rite on the top. Unplug and follow the 3 wires they go down back behind the engine to the mounting location of the crank sensor on the back of the bell housing.
Could be a number of reasons. Thermostat, water pump, blown fan relay, bad fan motor.
there could be many different factors in the problem could be that your cooling fan does not come on or your radiator is plugged or maybe your thermostat does not open or it c…ould even be low on anti-freeze.
I have a 1988 Cherokee and I had to replace the crank sensor a few weeks ago. It's not the easiest thing to get too. One end fastens to a wire toward the back of the motor on …the driver's side. It's pretty much in plain sight and easy to get to. It looks kind of like an alternator wire. The other end has a plate that bolts onto the top of the transmission on the driver's side. It's extremely hard to get to because it's in between the transmission and the fender well. When I changed mine, I got to one bolt from under the hood, not very easily I might add, but I had to crawl up in under it and almost break my arm to even touch the other bolt. Good luck! ;)
Check that there is power to the radiator fan(s) if so change the radiator fan motor, if not then check the fuse to the fan. If the fuse is good then go to the fan relay. It i…s going to be fan related since it happens right away after starting the truck or else there is a blown head gasket.