Mini Cooper S Problem Report

Mini Cooper S Engine stalling intermittently, due to faulty crank sensor

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Car would die intermittently and the traction control light would come on.Ended up needing a crank sensor, what the tell tale sign was for me was the tachometer would fluctuate even when the engine speed was constant. -
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