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Old 06-29-2012, 09:06 PM
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This is not really a picture inside the engine bay, but ...

Circled is the CKP (crankshaft position sensor) ... not to be confused with the CPS (camshaft position sensor) ... from JimLev's post in this thread just now:
-> E39 (1997 - 2003) > Crankshaft position sensor location

Originally Posted by JimLev View Post
Your crank sensor is in the pass side of the tranny bellhousing. It's the little thing sticking up in the lower left corner of this pic. I don't have a pic from the outside.
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Please read the suggested threads and add value, either by pictures or by descriptions, so the next person stands on your shoulders.
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