Crankshaft Position Sensor Test

I have a 1987 Old Ciera 3.8L. Is there a way to test the crankshaft position sensor with a DVM?
Thanks Bill

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Not a good test at all, try to get it on a scanner and see if you have cranking rpm. If not the crank sensor or the ign. module can be at fault.

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You can wing it:
Set the meter to AC voltage, and crank the motor. A good crank sensor will generate about .25 to 2.0 volts, but don't condemn the sensor if you get no reading at all. Buy a Snap On Vantage or an OTC graphing multi meter, the OTC is better.
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