Camshaft Position Sensor Replacement Estimate for BMW 328xi

BMW 328xi Camshaft Position Sensor Replacement costs $164 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$164 to $174
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Parts: $94
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2007 BMW 328xiL6-3.0LService typeCamshaft Position Sensor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$171.74Shop/Dealer Price$222.59 - $317.95
2008 BMW 328xiL6-3.0LService typeCamshaft Position Sensor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$169.86Shop/Dealer Price$220.36 - $314.40
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All about Camshaft Position Sensor Replacement

The camshaft position sensor monitors the position of the camshaft and reports that data to the car’s onboard computer system. This computer system works with sensors and other devices to keep the engine running. With data from the camshaft position sensor (CPS), the fuel injectors know when to fire. When the sensor malfunctions, the computer does not know when to fire the injectors and may not fire them at all. The faulty readouts may also throw off spark timing, which will affect the car’s fuel economy. This sensor is used in conjunction with the crankshaft position sensor to control ignition timing. It is common for heat and oil leaks to cause this sensor to fail, due to where the sensor is located.

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