How to Replace Crankshaft Position Sensor 00-12 Subaru Outback

How to Replace Crankshaft Position Sensor 00-12 Subaru Outback

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1A Auto shows you how to remove, install, change or replace a failed crankshaft position sensor. This video is applicable to the 00, 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12 Subaru Outback

🔧 List of tools used:
• Flat Blade Screwdriver
• Pry Bar
• 10mm Socket
• 12mm Socket
• Ratchet
• Socket Extensions
• Center Punch
• Hammer

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jeff199999 says:

Top notch video on changing the crankshaft sensor!!! I especially like how you described what you were doing and all the embedded “tips” like putting the nut back on the alternator so you know where it is, the size of the wrenches needle for the particular bolts, etc. I changed the crankshaft sensor easily with your help, following the steps you outlined. You’re a Rock Star!!! Thanks for the purrfect video!!!

Len Beaudry says:

Did you reuse the o ring?

Dawson Rossman says:

Took 10 mins w out removing alternator 10mm wrench! simplified!

Somos DeLeón says:

As soon as I heard her accent I realized, "Of course!… Why didn't I think of it before?!" …She's from Massachusetts, which is where "1A" Auto came from… somewhere on Route 1A on the North Shore (before you moved to your current location). Because Littleton is "wicked fah" from Rt 1A…
Thanks for the video! Made the job go very easy…

1stNeoSpartan says:

I wasted $800 on a mechanic auto shop that could not figure out this problem. Another dude did it for free

Derek Wilks says:

Either wrap the positive lead of the alternator to insulate it or disconnect battery as well, if that hot lead touches any metal under the hood it will cause a big short

Spencer Bagley says:

20m fix on my 06 impreza without removing alternator (and I'm bad at working on cars/don't often do it).

Colin Soder says:

No way in hell I'm doing this

Yasato-Marsh says:

Disconnect the battery before you touch the wire on the alternator

RGL Motorsports says:

Absolutely NO reason to have to remove the A/C belt.

Rudy Sison says:

I replace the coil, plugs and wires and now I have no spark.

Rudy Sison says:

Will this sensor create a No Spark?

Rudy Sison says:

Will this apply to my 1996 subaru legacy wagon 2.2

Nathan Hearne says:

Would the crankshaft sensor be located in the same place as on a 2012 subaru impreza 2.0

Sbongiseni Ndawonde says:

Hi there I have 2007 Subaru Tribeca it's cranks and doesn't start the engine what seems to be the problem there please. Assist

paul guillemot says:

As Robert Strozdas says, the sensor can be removed without taking out alternator. I have just finished replacing my crank sensor on 2005 Legacy. 10 minute job!

daniel menjivar says:

Does it matter if its LL Bean? It aint under my alternator.

Robert Strozdas says:

I was able to pop sensor in without removing alternator. Quick easy fix

fachinimichael says:

Is the cam sensors and crank sensors the same part number?

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