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Another Crank Sensor question.
« on: 13 November 2017, 16:59:07 »

Ok with reference to the later 2.6 and 3.2 Oval Plug ones, are all the Oval ones the same now?, ie, Oval plug fits all?, or are we still doing  the need to be the correct Part Number to be the same as the one that came out? Thanks.

If they are different whats the part number range for the later V6's please.
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Re: Another Crank Sensor question.
« Reply #1 on: 13 November 2017, 18:15:32 »

Ok with reference to the later 2.6 and 3.2 Oval Plug ones, are all the Oval ones the same now?, ie, Oval plug fits all?, or are we still doing  the need to be the correct Part Number to be the same as the one that came out? Thanks.

If they are different whats the part number range for the later V6's please.

I thought 2.6 /3.2  were this part no. only 90540743   :-\
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Re: Another Crank Sensor question.
« Reply #2 on: 13 November 2017, 18:23:31 »

Hmm, well, the one that came out (2003 3.2 Plod) is a Bosch 0261210131, and its been in working fine for the last 5 years (in fact Im not even convinced its faulty)  :-\
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Re: Another Crank Sensor question.
« Reply #3 on: 13 November 2017, 18:30:40 »

Hmm, well, the one that came out (2003 3.2 Plod) is a Bosch 0261210131, and its been in working fine for the last 5 years (in fact Im not even convinced its faulty)  :-\

Not got one here to compare  Chris. . but seem to recall the Bosch number on the sensor is not the GM part no.    gonna trawl through my previous posts   . . as I think I had the same confusion a few years ago . Recall Albs  posted the correct info  . . .i'll have a look now   ;)
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Re: Another Crank Sensor question.
« Reply #4 on: 13 November 2017, 18:31:51 »

Thanks Al, I appreciate that  ;)
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Re: Another Crank Sensor question.
« Reply #5 on: 13 November 2017, 18:49:48 »

Thanks Al, I appreciate that  ;)

Sorry mate cannot find those posts between Albs & myself  . . .it could have been posted  before I lost the plot & pressed the  "  account delete "button though  . .  ::)
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Re: Another Crank Sensor question.
« Reply #6 on: 13 November 2017, 19:15:19 »

I know on the 2.5s it's best to fit genuine Vx crank sensors. In June 2011 I replaced a 3 2 failed crank sensor with an e-bay item, and it ain't failed yet. Are the 2.6s and 3.2s less fussy, or was I just lucky?
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Re: Another Crank Sensor question.
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Re: Another Crank Sensor question.
« Reply #8 on: 13 November 2017, 22:36:51 »

Does this help ?

http://www.omegaowners.com/forum/index.php?topic=96562.0
Thanks. I was aware of this guide, and have 2 2.5s, both demanding Siemens crank sensors, which dealers tell me is the 'usual' crank sensor for the 2.5. Curiously, my V reg 2.5 estate recently suffered a failing crank sensor - hesitant starting was the sympton - a new crank sensor cured the fault; no engine light came on, but a scan with my Chinese code reader came up with fault code 19. The car has run fault free for three months and 2000 miles with the new crank sensor, so all is well.
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Re: Another Crank Sensor question.
« Reply #9 on: 13 November 2017, 23:19:20 »

I know on the 2.5s it's best to fit genuine Vx crank sensors. In June 2011 I replaced a 3 2 failed crank sensor with an e-bay item, and it ain't failed yet. Are the 2.6s and 3.2s less fussy, or was I just lucky?


not all cheap crank sensors fail. But it is a bit of a gamble, and the cost saving isn't enough to take the chance. Buying  genuine is the best way of preventing a lot of frustration. This applies to ALL crank sensors, not just Omega ones. It's one of the few cases where buying genuine is worthwhile advice, and not just internet self-perpetuating 'dangle berries'.
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Re: Another Crank Sensor question.
« Reply #10 on: 18 November 2017, 12:52:11 »

not all cheap crank sensors fail. But it is a bit of a gamble, and the cost saving isn't enough to take the chance. Buying  genuine is the best way of preventing a lot of frustration. This applies to ALL crank sensors, not just Omega ones. It's one of the few cases where buying genuine is worthwhile advice, and not just internet self-perpetuating 'dangle berries'.
This is my views as well.

As a model specific forum, our collective experience and knowledge allows us to suggest what really needs to be genuine, what is better as pattern, or when pattern may be slightly better but isn't cost effective.
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Re: Another Crank Sensor question.
« Reply #11 on: 18 November 2017, 17:04:05 »

Ok with reference to the later 2.6 and 3.2 Oval Plug ones, are all the Oval ones the same now?, ie, Oval plug fits all?, or are we still doing  the need to be the correct Part Number to be the same as the one that came out? Thanks.

If they are different whats the part number range for the later V6's please.

Thanks All, any answer on the Highlighted ?, remember only talking about V6, 2.6 / 3.2 here and not the early V6's.   :-\
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Re: Another Crank Sensor question.
« Reply #12 on: 18 November 2017, 17:58:48 »

2.6/3.2 use the same sensor :y
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Re: Another Crank Sensor question.
« Reply #13 on: 18 November 2017, 18:39:13 »

2.6/3.2 use the same sensor :y
Which is the same as the later 3.0l. Which is the cheaper of the 2, around 40 + VAT on tradeclub last time I bought one.
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