How To: Test the CPS in a non-starting Saturn S-Series car

Test the CPS in a non-starting Saturn S-Series car

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This two-part video will show you how to test the CPS in a non-starting Saturn S-Series car. What is a CPS? The crankshaft position sensor. Testing the CPS for malfunctions is easy to do if you have the right tools. Look for a spark n the crankshaft position sensor. If there is a spark when you crank the Saturn's engine over, it probably works. If there is not spark, you'll need to replace it.

(1) Part 1 of 2 - How to Test the CPS in a non-starting Saturn S-Series car, (2) Part 2 of 2 - How to Test the CPS in a non-starting Saturn S-Series car

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help - have just installed rebuilt motor in daughters'02' saturn sc2 and now wont start. did get brief firing with starter fluid but dont want to use more and put a little gas thru air intake and still no firing any suggestions where to begin to check on issues for this. ran before pulled motor which had blown bearing

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