Engine Stalling Due to Crankshaft Position Sensor Failure on Oldsmobile Aurora

A failing crankshaft position sensor may cause the engine to stall intermittently.

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Average mileage: 113,370 (10,191–214,000)
Engines affected: 3.5L V6, 4.0L V8
8 model years affected: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, more1999, 2001, 2002, 2003
36 people reported this problem
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1998 Oldsmobile Aurora 200,000 mi,
car stalls after driving around 7 miles when coming to a stop
2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 80,000 mi,
2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 3.5 Replaced both crankshaft and camshaft position sensors - fixed problem
2001 Oldsmobile Aurora - 3.5L V6 130,000 mi,
be driving and car will die and tachometer will go clear over to the rad.
my aurora sputteres n stalls when it rains and i think the ignition module sensor sounds like a likely suspect i been racking my brain trying ta figure out where the car was sucking water it runs like a top when its nice out
2001 Oldsmobile Aurora - 4.0L V8 48,000 mi,
Same problem. Cost me $463 to fix. If it happened to you, file a complaint at safercar.gov. I did find a service bulletin on this. My car cut off in a curve at 45MPH..... Service Bulletin No.: 220601 Component(s): ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING NHTSA ID Number: 623756All Products Associated with this Service Bulletin Vehicle Make Model Model Year(s)OLDSMOBILE AURORA 2001 Details 0 Associated Documents Manufacturer: General Motors LLCSUMMARY: THIS MESSAGE IS CONCERNING CRANK SENSORS. *TT
2001 Oldsmobile Aurora - 3.5L V6 110,000 mi,
The crankshaft position sensor may fail causing the engine to intermittently stall
car stalls going down road-im going 2 put a crank sensor c what happens
1998 Oldsmobile Aurora 168,000 mi,
Stall at idle, replaced both crankshaft sensors. The car runs normally and I still love it. It is the only car that I have had that I like this much; I will not trade it.
2003 Oldsmobile Aurora 79,500 mi,
My car was stalling while being driven. Also, it became very difficult to start. Both crankshaft sensors ended up being bad. I have the 4.0 V8 engine and this problem is common on this engine.
2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 103,000 mi,
My car starts tapping when sitting at idle and started smoking .
Vehicle cuts out after running a few minutes. Tachometer gets stuck in red area. Sputters then engine stalls out
1999 Oldsmobile Aurora 123,000 mi,
Car does not stall but it has a tough time starting when it it slightly warm. I'm going to replace sensor. It all started after getting my cars intake gaskets fixed
2002 Oldsmobile Aurora - 4.0L V8 50,000 mi,
It would turn off while driving. I went to a mechanic, and he said he fixed it. I don't know if he did. I sold it.
1998 Oldsmobile Aurora 124,373 mi,
Pressing gas and engine sputters and take off?I think it's the pressure sensor.
2001 Oldsmobile Aurora - 3.5L V6 110,000 mi,
Engine starting running rough, dies intermittently. Runs rough, idles poorly. In the process of replacing the sensor