Camshaft Position Sensor Replacement Estimate for Ford Explorer

Ford Explorer Camshaft Position Sensor Replacement costs $138 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$89 to $276
Labor: $70 -$192
Parts: $19 -$84
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$131 to 391
Average Shop price
$107 to 305
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2010 Ford ExplorerV8-4.6LService typeCamshaft Position Sensor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$99.81Shop/Dealer Price$121.79 - $155.04
1995 Ford ExplorerV6-4.0LService typeCamshaft Position Sensor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$250.74Shop/Dealer Price$306.43 - $394.75
2005 Ford ExplorerV6-4.0LService typeCamshaft Position Sensor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$120.91Shop/Dealer Price$148.18 - $197.27
2006 Ford ExplorerV8-4.6LService typeCamshaft Position Sensor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$99.26Shop/Dealer Price$121.14 - $154.01
2004 Ford ExplorerV6-4.0LService typeCamshaft Position Sensor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$121.87Shop/Dealer Price$149.36 - $199.16
1998 Ford ExplorerV6-4.0LService typeCamshaft Position Sensor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$219.87Shop/Dealer Price$267.67 - $332.70
2005 Ford ExplorerV8-4.6LService typeCamshaft Position Sensor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$155.95Shop/Dealer Price$189.73 - $231.91
2002 Ford ExplorerV8-4.6LService typeCamshaft Position Sensor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$155.26Shop/Dealer Price$188.83 - $230.47
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Parts required for a Ford Explorer 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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