Camshaft Position Sensor Replacement Estimate for BMW 550i GT

BMW 550i GT Camshaft Position Sensor Replacement costs $175 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$166 to $216
Labor: $70 -$120
Parts: $96
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$285 to 331
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$203 to 245
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2013 BMW 550i GTV8-4.4L TurboService typeCamshaft Position Sensor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$173.55Shop/Dealer Price$224.85 - $321.57
2010 BMW 550i GTV8-4.4L TurboService typeCamshaft Position Sensor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$206.63Shop/Dealer Price$270.34 - $375.28
2012 BMW 550i GTV8-4.4L TurboService typeCamshaft Position Sensor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$171.63Shop/Dealer Price$222.49 - $317.81
2011 BMW 550i GTV8-4.4L TurboService typeCamshaft Position Sensor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$171.63Shop/Dealer Price$222.53 - $317.87
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Parts required for a BMW 550i GT Camshaft Position Sensor Replacement

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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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