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HELP! Truck Idles Low and then Stalls after Warm-Up

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Old 07-23-2013, 09:34 PM
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Originally Posted by zman17 View Post
Bosch and duralast are exactly the brands you DONT want to use. Anyway, the crank sensor is behind the passenger side head sticking out of tranny bell housing. Very hard to see and replace. But they are very prone to going bad. Get one from dealer or a Standard Motor Products brand.
What's wrong with those brands? Or is that a whole topic of its own? haha
I only got those brands at Autozone because the dealer would probably charge double and not have them in stock.

I looked for the crankshaft position sensor today and I found it but it got dark before I could get it out. I will do that tomorrow. You were right about it being hard to get to. Took me almost an hour just to find it.
 
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Old 07-23-2013, 10:23 PM
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Originally Posted by MoparRamFan View Post
What's wrong with those brands? Or is that a whole topic of its own? haha
I only got those brands at Autozone because the dealer would probably charge double and not have them in stock.

I looked for the crankshaft position sensor today and I found it but it got dark before I could get it out. I will do that tomorrow. You were right about it being hard to get to. Took me almost an hour just to find it.
Don't forget your arm with three elbows when you try to remove it....

Those brands are not known for their quality.... they ARE known for our trucks simply not liking them, and refusing to run right.
 
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Well got the new crank sensor in, wasn't too bad, when you get yourself inside the engine compartment. Now the truck doesn't stall!! But the rpms where still very low, and when I took it for a drive, it took a little while until the speedometer started going
So I put the other used gauge cluster in, and that fixed it. The mileage is wrong though, but I found a place online that programs them for $145. Or I can buy the tool and do it myself for $500. http://bligidy.com/index.htm
 
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Thanks everyone for the help! Especially zman!
Love these forums now!
 
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Thanks for posting the outcome. When people don't its like reading a mystery novel with the last page torn out.
 
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+1.... thanks for posting the fix.
 
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Originally Posted by gertie240 View Post
Thanks for posting the outcome. When people don't its like reading a mystery novel with the last page torn out.
No problem, I know the feeling. Also, it is better than someone ask me what happened a few years from now and me not remember.
 

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