Crankshaft Position Sensor Replacement, 2000 Duratec Location: Just to the rear of the crankshaft pulley damper, covered by a bracket.
. Disconnect negative battery cable.
. Place front of vehicle on jack stands.
. Remove right front wheel.
. Remove fender liner (front half only).
. Remove alternator splash shield (two 5.5mm screws).
. Remove bottom alternator bolt (13mm) and shield.
. Remove bracket covering CKP Sensor, by removing three 13mm side bolts, loosening both 10mm bottom nuts, and sliding the bracket out.
. Remove serpentine belt.
. Remove top front alternator bolt (18mm) and rotate alternator clockwise enough to remove CKP Sensor.
. Remove and replace CKP Sensor (8mm).