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Location of Crankshaft Position Sensor on 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 2WD 8.1L


left side next to egr valve -

left side next to egr valve - check with dealer as there may be a recall on it. its hard to get at and may be able to get it replaced free.

Right. Your Silverado is part

Right. Your Silverado is part of recall number 06083. See a dealer for a replacement of the crankshaft position sensor.

The engine may run rough or stall, and may not restart, due to an intermittently-operating crankshaft position sensor.

Subject: Product Safety -

Subject:
Product Safety - Crankshaft Position Sensor Engine Stall
# 06083 - (12/11/2007)

Models:
2001 Chevrolet Silverado, Suburban
2001 GMC Sierra, Yukon XL

Equipped with 8.1L V8 (RPO L18 - VIN G) Engine

Condition

General Motors has decided that a defect, which relates to motor vehicle safety, exists in certain 2001 model year Chevrolet Silverado, Suburban; GMC Sierra and Yukon XL model vehicles, equipped with an 8.1L V8 (RPO L18 - VIN G) engine. Some of these vehicles have a condition in which the crankshaft position sensor can fail intermittently or permanently. If the sensor fails intermittently, the Service Engine Soon (SES) light may illuminate and the vehicle may run rough. In addition, the engine may stall, and if so, may re-start immediately or after a cool down period. If the sensor fails permanently, the engine will quit running and will not re-start.

Correction

Dealers are to replace the crankshaft position sensor.

Involved are certain 2001 model year Chevrolet Silverado, Suburban; GMC Sierra and Yukon XL model vehicles, equipped with an 8.1L V8 (RPO L18 - VIN G) engine and built within the VIN breakpoints shown.

IMPORTANT: Dealers are to confirm vehicle eligibility prior to beginning repairs by using the GM Vehicle Inquiry System (GMVIS). Not all vehicles within the above breakpoints may be involved.

For dealers with involved vehicle, a listing with involved vehicles containing the complete vehicle identification number, customer name, and address information has been prepared and will be provided through the applicable system listed below. Dealers will not have a report available if they have no involved vehicles currently assigned.

-- US GM - GM DealerWorld Recall Information

-- Canadian GM dealers - GMinfoNet Recall Reports

The listing may contain customer names and addresses obtained from Motor Vehicle Registration Records. The use of such motor vehicle registration data for any purpose other than follow-up necessary to complete this recall is a violation of law in several states/provinces/countries. Accordingly, you are urged to limit the use of this report to the follow-up necessary to complete this recall.


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