Stalling Due to Failed Crankshaft Position Sensor on Cadillac DeVille DTS

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

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Average mileage: 88,937 (29,700–156,765)
5 model years affected: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, more2005
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2003 Cadillac DeVille DTS 88,190 mi,
When driving car will die then it will start back up. And ride rough
2001 Cadillac DeVille DTS 85,000 mi,
The car will stall while driving. It will also just about die out, then start back up.
2002 Cadillac DeVille DTS 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.
2004 Cadillac DeVille DTS 149,123 mi,
Engine stalls without warning...no PS, PB, etc....17 times during Dec 2014/Jan 2015....happens at various speeds, whether going straight or turning left or right.
2003 Cadillac DeVille DTS 125,600 mi,
Stalls and runs rough. Replaced both crank position sensors. Problem solved until now. Have to replace them again at 230000 miles.