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Cadillac DeVille DTS Engine Performance Problems Due to Crankshaft Position Sensor Failure

Cadillac DeVille DTS Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005

Average Mileage: 88,937 mi (29,700 mi - 156,765 mi)


The crankshaft position sensor may fail causing the engine to stall intermittently, the Check Engine Light may or may not illuminate.

  • Visitor, , 88,190 mi

    When driving car will die then it will start back up. And ride rough

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  • Visitor, , 85,000 mi

    The car will stall while driving. It will also just about die out, then start back up.

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  • Visitor, , 29,700 mi

    Stalling @ idle in gear when engine is in warm up phase. Dealer found intermittent failure of both crankshaft position sensors. 10 years or 29,000 miles(garage queen), whichever comes first. Dealer to replace both sensors.

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  • Visitor, , 149,123 mi

    Engine stalls without PS, PB, etc....17 times during Dec 2014/Jan 2015....happens at various speeds, whether going straight or turning left or right.

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  • Visitor, , 125,600 mi

    Stalls and runs rough. Replaced both crank position sensors. Problem solved until now. Have to replace them again at 230000 miles.

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