Ford zx2 flexplate is cracked

Asked by Heavyfoot1234 Apr 12, 2020 at 10:11 AM about the 2002 Ford Escort 2 Dr ZX2 Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Flexplate is cracked and its knocking the
cranksensor out and was wondering how i go
about bypassing the cranksensor

4 Answers


There is no way to bpass the crank sensor. You must replace the flexplate. Do this right or don't do it at all

The thing is a manic is going to charge me 700 dallors which i dont have really need a quick fix so i can still get back and fourth to work and so i can save enough money to fix it


Either take Rick's advice or push the car to and from work..... If I were a complete idiot, I might say that you could just chop all the teeth off the flexplate so they won't interfere with the CPS, then push start it to turn on the engine. Well, it's your choice.

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