Mitsubishi Galant Problems

The Engine May Stall or Not Start Due to a Faulty Crankshaft Sensor on Mitsubishi Galant

Problem Description and Possible Solution

The crankshaft position sensor may fail causing a no start and/or stalling condition. Replacement of the failed sensor will generally corrects this concern.

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Average mileage: 141,931 (34,000–247,500)
11 model years affected: 1992, 1999, 2000, 2001, more2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2012
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I never had an issue starting my car. I drove it on Friday afternoon and didn't run it Sat or Sunday. I went to start it Sunday afternoon and got nothing. I put key in dash lights, radio worked but turned key fully over nothing. It didn't click absolutely no sound. I tried adding half qt of oil, nothing. I tapped the starter, nothing. I even tried jump starting it, had good spark, nothing. Its not the alternator because lights radio worked. Idk I was told starter but I know there's diff parts to it. Im unsure what it could be.
Car shuts down while driving down the road. I have not yet solved problem. Diagnostics show no errors. I will get crankshaft sensor replaced and hope it corrects the problem.
Everytime I start my car it starts and then stalls immediately. It stalled out in the middle of the street I got it pushed into a parking lot. After a few minutes I was able to get it started and drove it home. Now its stalling and the engine won't come on at all when I turn it on
car didn't start for my daughter got a code of camshaft position sensor a circut bank 1 or single sensor
OK my car will not start for me unless I turn the key back and forth a few times and it use to only start up fast when its cool now it takes forever any time I try to go
My crankshaft position sensor stopped working suddenly one day, and the car stopped running. The computer does not trigger ignition when it cannot determine the position of the crankshaft. Replacing the sensor fixed the problem. I had my timing belt and water pump replaced at the same time because they are in the same area and the mileage of my car was appropriate for it. It was a bit of an expensive repair, but it was worth it to extend the life of the car. I am now up to 175000 miles and have not experienced any further issues with this sensor.
I had just had my timing belt replaced and got about 45 miles down the road and the car just died. Had to replace the crankshaft position sensor
started it one day, noticed it turned over kinda rough, then the check engine light came on, took it up to Oreilly and they scanned for a crackshaft position sensor, $60 later and a little bit of elbow grease and its running like brand new. its really easy to put it in by yourself, its literally one bolt, look up the placement of it. dont want your money having someone else do it
No solution yet. Same problem starting issues. But to make it crank I turn the key back and forth in a rapid motion to make it turn.
While driving car rpms drop battery still on, but engine off .. then car stalls. Changed throttle body, mass air flow senor, Just changed gas pump. And now changing crankshaft senor.
Hopeing problem will be solved .
I charged all the fluids (oil, transmission and more) put in a new idle control valve, cleaned the intake and still having the problem of shalling out at lights and backing up.