Volkswagen Golf/Jetta/Cabriole 1990-1999

Crankshaft Position Sensor


ABA Engine

The crankshaft position sensor, unique to the ABA engine, is located on the side of the engine block. A special toothed wheel mounted on the crankshaft works together with the sensor to provide the ECM with information regarding the position of the crankshaft.

Although the crankshaft position sensor is an essential input for the ECM to determine ignition timing, information on testing and removal and installation of the sensor is located in of this guide.