VW Passat & Audi A4 1990-2000

Crankshaft Position (CKP) Sensor


The crankshaft position sensor on the distributorless ignition system on the side of the engine block, near the flywheel. This sensor provides a signal to the ECM regarding the speed and position of the crankshaft.

The crankshaft position sensor is an essential input for the ECM to determine ignition timing. For additional information, please refer to the following topic(s): Driveability and Emission Controls, Crankshaft Position Sensor.