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Old 01-18-2012, 03:43 PM   #1
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Default Crankshaft positioning sensor location?

I have a 2001 A8L and I bought the sensor but I just don't know where its located. Some help will be appreciated.
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I have a 2001 A8L and I bought the sensor but I just don't know where its located. Some help will be appreciated.
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The crankshaft position sensor on all Audi A8/S8 D2 models is on the transmission bellhousing (driver's side).

It's located roughly at 2 o'clock looking from the front of the engine (just behind the engine / transmission mounting faces).
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The crankshaft position sensor on all Audi A8/S8 D2 models is on the transmission bellhousing (driver's side).

It's located roughly at 2 o'clock looking from the front of the engine (just behind the engine / transmission mounting faces).
Does anyone have a writeup on this?
Is it something I can do at home?
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Does anyone have a writeup on this?
Is it something I can do at home?
Not much to write about. You need a 5mm Allen wrench to remove one bolt then unplug the sensor and replace.
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