|07-20-2013 12:40 PM|
I'm dealing with a very similar issue. This has been very informative. Still sorting thru my no start issue. Pulling codes on Monday to see what shows up. Replace my coil and crank pos sensor so far with no results. See my thread for all the details and let me know what you think.
As far as this issue, how was it finally resolved? Was it one of the sensors that went bad, the coil, the brain or a combination of several things?
|05-01-2013 06:33 PM|
My problem is worse now that I have replaced the sensor. With or without the paper space, something isn't right.
|05-01-2013 05:31 PM|
Yes, thats it.
|05-01-2013 05:22 PM|
Duralast/Crankshaft Position Sensor (SU3315) | 2006 Jeep Wrangler 4WD 6 Cylinders S 4.0L SFI | AutoZone.com
|05-01-2013 04:56 PM|
I stopped by the Chrysler service place on my way home tonight because the jeep stalled on me while in 6th gear. They look up my jeeps info by the VIN and showed me on paper that the paper spacer is required for my jeep. I got the spacer from them and drove him with zero issues. Hopefully it's fixed.
|05-01-2013 03:46 PM|
Just as not a 4.0L engines are the same, all one-bolt CPS's are not the same. An '06 CPS should have a bolt that is parallel to the sensor barrel and a round bolt hole.
|05-01-2013 01:29 PM|
My CPS has one bolt. Spacer needed?
|05-01-2013 01:23 PM|
The CPS that requires a spacer features one bolt, transverse to the sensor and an elongated bolt hole.
|05-01-2013 01:17 PM|
I have been looking for this spacer too. The folks at the parts store had no idea what I was talking about.
I have a 98 TJ with the 4.0l, 5speed manual. Does anyone know if I need the paper spacer?
I'd like to know I have all the parts I need before I start taking apart my daily driver.
|05-01-2013 01:05 PM|
|05-01-2013 11:41 AM|
|05-01-2013 11:32 AM|
"The 4.0" means different things, depending on year model, etc.
|05-01-2013 09:25 AM|
Is this paper spacer required for the 4.0? And if I installed the new sensor without a spacer, is it too late to stick one on?
|08-28-2012 06:43 PM|
|SeVeReDiStOrTiOn||They sell the spacer separately but it's a rip off at $4 and some change. You just peel it off the backing and stick it on.|
|08-28-2012 03:15 PM|
I know this is an old thread but I purchased a new CPS from the Chrysler dealer that did not include any spacer (or instructions). Had I not read this thread it would not have mattered--but now I'm wondering...what do you guys recommend?
97 2.5 manual
|06-26-2012 05:33 PM|
|sgort2||Has anyone ever measured the thickness of the paper spacer?|
|10-15-2010 04:05 PM|
After replacing the Crankshaft position sensor with an aftermarket part. The sensor failed because it was missing a very important piece of the puzzle and no instruction/pictures.
Bought new crankshaft position sensor from Chrysler Dealership...
Quote from Chrysler installation instructions:
"1. Be sure the paper/cardboard spacer has been installed to the bottom of the new sensor. If original sensor is being reinstalled (such as with transmission or flywheel removal), clean bottom of the sensor before installation. Obtain a new spacer and remove the paper backing. Install the self-adhesive side to bottom of sensor. This spacer MUST be installed. If spacer is not installed, sensor will be damaged when engine is started."
The aftermarket sensor did not come with a spacer and therefore it was damaged from the start!
After replacing with the sensor with spacer, it now runs good. Also had the dealership flash the settings and reset.
|10-12-2010 11:42 PM|
|Littleyellow||Not sure your problem was the same as mine but mine randonly shut off for no reason a few times and had trouble starting and staying running... Turned out tto be a dead battery , switched it out and goodbye problems... Dont know if thats it but ive seen stranger things happen so dont rule it out and its a simple thing to check|
|10-12-2010 06:12 PM|
I'll replace the camshaft senor and go from there, rats!
Greatly thanks for the feed back...
|10-11-2010 04:52 PM|
PCM = Powertrain Control Module.
If you keep getting the P1309 Code, then I'd be double and triple checking that Camshaft Position Sensor, not the Crankshaft Sensor.
|10-11-2010 04:02 PM|
installed new crankshaft position sensor > engine idles rough, replaced with old crankshaft position sensor > engine idles smooth, checked camshaft position sensor in distributor, while cranking engine: output from 0-5 volts.
plugs, wires & battery replaced prior to changing CKP.
Still get p1309, can reset, but returns. PCM > Pulse Code Modulation or Powertrain Control Module? Is the PCM in the engine compartment on firewall? What are the chances that the new crankshaft sensor is bad or does the engine have to warm up to get new signals over a period of time?
|10-11-2010 03:37 AM|
^^ Info you state is true....I hope you don't think I meant it would clear the PCM???
Just resets the comp. (ie clear his codes).
Everyone should always start with the basic's. Check things over and see if you have any codes first. Then dig into the bigger items.
|10-11-2010 01:14 AM|
If you had the equipment that can go into the computer and see what the memory is doing, you'd know that the 30 second "touch the cables together" does NOT CLEAR THE MEMORY. It will clear the codes, but will not clear the complete memory.
There's only 2 ways to clear it -
One is to "force clear" it by sending a code into the computer, forcing it back to default - the basic information that it came from the factory with. That takes the DRB unit the dealer should have. Other scanners that claim they can are full of it!
The other way - leave the battery disconnected for at least 8 hours.
Try it - do the 30 second trick - no change? Then try the overnight trick.
Of course neither will correct the problem unless the problem is the PCM is using the data from a defective sensor.
It's not magic, just common sense.
Whoever made up the 30 second "touch" had no clue - just wishful thinking. It may discharge a few capacitors, but not the ones that count.
|10-11-2010 12:42 AM|
copy of info was referred as a reset
|10-11-2010 12:18 AM|
1st - just disconnected the gnd and did not touch it to pos. Battery, Plugs and Wires were changed a few weeks earlier when it was 1st happening (engine quits running traveling at speed limit)
Is PCM - Pulse Code Modulation or Powertrain Control Module
Here is a copy of info from a different post -
Ok Office 2010 won't let me make a picture out of it so here its long but it works I did it on my jeep 6 months ago after replacing the tps:
PCM Fast Learn Mode
The Jeep PCM performs several functions controlling Air Fuel ratios via Injector Bandwidth and Ignition Timing.
These outputs are controlled using the inputs received from all the sensors and then comparing these reading against a set of data tables burned into the PCM.
These memory tables are the brains that keep the engine running at low emissions and peak economy across the RPM band during closed loop mode.
These memory tables can and do change. They are adaptive, based on sensor readings, driving habits, engine performance and sensor tolerances.
Over time, the PCM Memory Tables become tuned to your engine.
This procedure first came to me from the folks at Avenger. I then verified it with a phone call to a Chrysler Engineer who had called me a year or so ago to ask about my experiences with a certain part on my TJ. I figured he owned me a favor. He had to check up on this for me. He called me back a week later and did indeed verify this procedure and what it does.
To the best of my knowledge it isn't documented in any of the FSM.
This very simple procedure will Erase the Adaptive Memory stored inside the TJ PCM and allow a new Adaptive Memory to be developed.
After performing this procedure the PCM will re-learn and store into Adaptive Memory your engines performance characteristics.
Please perform these steps exactly as they are written, in the order they are written. This will cause the adaptive memory in the PCM to be erased and cause the PCM to go into Fast Learn Mode adaptive mode.
Disconnect the POSITIVE battery Terminal and touch it to ground for 30 seconds. (This is to discharge the PCM capacitors, which maintain the Adaptive Memory.
Reconnect the Battery Cable
Turn Ignition Switch to the On position but DO NOT start the engine
Turn Headlights On
Turn Headlights Off
Turn Ignition Key Off
The PCM Adaptive memory has now been flashed, or erased from the PCM.
When you start the engine it will be running off a set of pre-programmed tables that come with the PCM from the factory.
When you get the engine up to operating temperature the PCM will start to collect data for the Adaptive Memory.
The PCM will collect data for Adaptive Memory for the first 50 Warm-up Cycles.
A warm-up cycle happens when all of the following conditions exist.
Engine is running
A raise of 40F in engine temperature must occur ABOVE the engine temperature at start-up
Engine Coolant Temp must reach at least 160 F.
Once your engine has gone through 50 warm-up cycles in at least a 500-mile distance the PCM adaptive memory is set. It WILL NOT Change unless you flash it out and start all over again.
|10-10-2010 11:39 PM|
Oh,,,and yes it is best to rest the comp after swapping the crank sensor.
Here is the fire order for your jeep....
|10-10-2010 11:36 PM|
Next...The 99 don't like platinum or (E3) plugs...sorry...they work best with factory or Champion truck plug number 4412, They REALLY don't like platinum or split tip "cross-fire" plugs.
Next....check the firing order of the plug wires if you just changed them. I'll pull up a picture with the firing order in a minute and post it for you. A plug wire in the wrong spot = run like junk.
First I'd still get the codes pulled.
|10-10-2010 11:23 PM|
1999, Wrangler Sport, 4.0L, Auto, OK so you don't reset the CPS, What will cause the rough idle after installation of new Crankshaft Position Sensor, rpm's jumping around. I pulled the gnd. cable off for approx. 15 sec, will redo with more time disconnected. maybe try the replacing the cam sensor. New Plugs (E3) New Wires, New Battery as of now. If all else fails then try to get a code check as mention above.
|10-10-2010 10:05 PM|
I was putting out several of the causing issues..start with the know basic's first...get the codes pulled...then... Clean the IAC, check plugs and wires. Then go from there.
|10-10-2010 09:58 PM|
It looks like this. (on an '00-'06)
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