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Crankshaft Sensor

What is a crankshaft sensor? The crankshaft sensor is an electronic device that’s mounted near a notched wheel on the crankshaft. It’s used to detect the exact location of the crankshaft in its rotation cycle and the speed of rotation. There are two types of crankshaft sensors; variable reluctance and hall effect. Variable reluctance (VR) crankshaft sensor A variable reluctance crankshaft sensor is a transducer that detects the presence of ferrous objects passing near the sensor. The VR sensor is built with a magnet wrapped in a coil of wire. … Read More

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