What is G28 sensor?
The Engine Speed Sensor (G28) is also used as a reference sensor for the crankshaft position and correlates with the Camshaft Position Sensor Bank 1 (G40) and Camshaft Position Sensor Bank 2 (G163).
What does a faulty camshaft sensor do?
A failing camshaft position sensor begins losing its ability to quickly transfer data. Mismatched fuel delivery and ignition timing, even if off by a few milliseconds, will cause your vehicle to sputter, accelerate poorly, lack power, stall or even shut off.
What is the engine speed sensor?
The speed sensor measures gear or target wheel speed and position. The Engine Control Module can use this information to modify various engine functions such as Air/Fuel Ratio, ignition timing and perform diagnostic tests.
How do I know if I need a crankshaft sensor?
5 Signs of a Failing Crank Sensor
- Crank Sensor Problems Could Make it Hard to Start Car. One sign that your crankshaft sensor might be failing is if you find it hard to start your vehicle.
- Engine Vibration Issues.
- Fuel Economy Slippage.
- Uneven Acceleration.
- Check Engine Light On.
- Don’t Ignore Signs Signaling Possible Issues.
What happens when crankshaft sensor goes bad?
A failing crankshaft position sensor cannot provide the right information about piston positioning in the engine, causing a cylinder to misfire. This could also occur from faulty spark plug timing, but if the spark plug checks out, then the crankshaft sensor is likely the source.
Will a car crank with a bad crankshaft sensor?
The beginnings of issues with the sensor that times the crank can start with stalling out or with your check engine light coming on. Once the problem becomes severe, significant damage can happen to the engine if you continue to drive it.