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datguyclark
03-17-2005, 11:15 AM
alright, let me start by saying, i am a mechanic, just not a certified one :D.

my car is a 95 maxima, my starter motor burned up and i threw a code, so i ran a diagnostic and the light was thrown saying C.S.P.S., but what i cant remember from the few times i've dealt with this, hell im only 22, i am under the impression that the computer will assume the c.s.p.s. is bad because the starter is going slow fast slow fast and showing that a 120 degree signal is not getting to the ecu in the first few seconds....my question is, has anyone had expierience with this before i go get the sensor just to find out it was the starter alone, any comments appriciated cuz i gotta walk to the parts store :crap: and i dont wanna have to go twice. thanks in advance.

clark :crazy:

ighettoboyi
03-17-2005, 09:28 PM
i have an 03 and my crank angle sensor CEL code came on. had to replace the solenoid valve

Fate710
03-17-2005, 11:08 PM
if you need a new starter(sounds like you do from what you typed) just buy a new starter. if it ran fine before the starter quit then you know its not the CKP(crankshaft position sensor, btw that is the correct abbreviation).

datguyclark
03-18-2005, 06:12 PM
if you need a new starter(sounds like you do from what you typed) just buy a new starter. if it ran fine before the starter quit then you know its not the CKP(crankshaft position sensor, btw that is the correct abbreviation).


it was <u>running</u> fine, but for months has had a little trouble on startup, which still could be csps if im not mistaken, but i changed the starter, still had the issue and went ahead and chaned the csps anyway....thanks tho guys