Lexus RX400h Camshaft Position Sensor Replacement at your home or office.

Our certified mechanics come to you・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing
Logo-yelp
CUSTOMERS LOVE US ON YELP
4.5 out of 5 (550 reviews)
Icon-warranty_badge-02
SERVICES BACKED BY OUR
12-Month, 12,000-Mile Warranty
How does YourMechanic work?    
Icon-quote-hiw
Get a quote

Choose from 600+ repair, maintenance, and diagnostic services, backed by our 12-month, 12,000-mile warranty.

Icon-calendar-hiw
Book an appointment

Tell us when to meet you at your home or office. We’ll send one of our vetted, top-rated mechanics.

Icon-fixed-hiw
Get your car fixed

Continue with your day while our mechanic fixes your car onsite. You pay only after the job is done.

Camshaft Position Sensor Replacement Estimate for Lexus RX400h

Lexus RX400h Camshaft Position Sensor Replacement costs $120 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

YourMechanic Price
$120 to $130
Labor: $70 -$80
Parts: $50
Average Dealer price
$193
Average Shop price
$146
Get an instant quote for your car
Our mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing
Get a quote
CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2008 Lexus RX400hV6-3.3L HybridService typeCamshaft Position Sensor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$169.52Shop/Dealer Price$219.81 - $313.51
2007 Lexus RX400hV6-3.3L HybridService typeCamshaft Position Sensor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$169.52Shop/Dealer Price$219.93 - $313.72
2006 Lexus RX400hV6-3.3L HybridService typeCamshaft Position Sensor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$169.52Shop/Dealer Price$219.85 - $313.58
Show example Lexus RX400h Camshaft Position Sensor Replacement prices

Camshaft Position Sensor Replacement Service & Cost

What is the Camshaft Position Sensor all about?

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.

Keep in mind:

  • Damage to the camshaft position sensor is often caused by oil leaks; if this is the case, you may need another part of your car replaced or repaired.
  • When the camshaft position sensor is replaced, the alignment of the timing belt should be monitored so that no fluids leak onto the position sensor mounting area.
  • Some camshaft position sensors will need to have their software updated when they are installed.
  • Timing belts, mass air flow sensors, and crankshaft position sensors can all trigger the trouble code for the camshaft position sensor.

How it's done:

  • Scan test computer for trouble codes.
  • Pinpoint tests as per flow charts.
  • Remove and replace Crankshaft Position Sensor.
  • Clear trouble codes.
  • Check for proper operation and test drive car.

Our recommendation:

The camshaft position sensor isn’t checked in most regular services, but your vehicle has warning signs for when the sensor begins to fail. Because it sends information to the camshaft, when the sensor begins to fail your engine will begin to have trouble. Your engine may have a hard time turning on, staying on, idling, or running smoothly. Your Check Engine warning light should illuminate as well.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Camshaft Position Sensor?

  • Car stalls or does not start.
  • Car struggles to accelerate (does not maintain speed).
  • Check Engine light is on.
  • Car misfires.
  • Car stumbles or sputters on startup.
  • Car runs poorly or runs rough.

How important is this service?

The camshaft position sensor provides valuable information about the camshaft position to the computer management system. The computer system uses the information from the position sensor to determine when to inject more fuel. Without the sensor’s information, the computer won’t inject fuel properly, and your vehicle will stall or sputter.

Fast and easy Camshaft Position Sensor Replacement service at your home or office.

GET A QUOTE FOR YOUR CAR
Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee

Meet some of our expert Lexus mechanics

Real customer reviews from Lexus owners like you.

659 reviews
Ben
37 years of experience
That's the second appointment with Ben Smith. Ben is a really professional and friendly mechanic I've ever met. He arrived just on 9:00am and practiced checking and fixing orderly and cleanly with his knowledge. I believe he has 39 years of mechanic knowledge.
2008 LEXUS RX400H - CHECK ENGINE LIGHT IS ON INSPECTION
659 reviews
Patrick
29 years of experience
1st time user. very happy with service.
2006 LEXUS RX400H - RESERVATION
429 reviews
Noe
32 years of experience
Professional, honest, and fast. He told and showed me exactly what was or was not needed for the car (repair was replacing brake discs and pads). If something didn't need to be done, he told me outright or told me the factors to consider. There was no pushy upselling -- a rarity these days. I will definitely be using his and yourmechanic's services in the future.
2006 LEXUS RX400H - BRAKE ROTOR/DISC REPLACEMENT (REAR)
370 reviews
Trung
8 years of experience
Trung was excellent. He is highly competent, knowledgeable, professional and personable. He was thorough in his work and clear in communicating his observations and recommendations. I will definitely request him the next time I need something done on my Lexus and would gladly recommend him to others.
2008 LEXUS RX400H - SPARK PLUG REPLACEMENT
Get an instant quote for your car
Our mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing
Get a quote
CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2008 Lexus RX400hV6-3.3L HybridService typeCamshaft Position Sensor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$169.52Shop/Dealer Price$219.81 - $313.51
2007 Lexus RX400hV6-3.3L HybridService typeCamshaft Position Sensor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$169.52Shop/Dealer Price$219.93 - $313.72
2006 Lexus RX400hV6-3.3L HybridService typeCamshaft Position Sensor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$169.52Shop/Dealer Price$219.85 - $313.58
Show example Lexus RX400h Camshaft Position Sensor Replacement prices

How can we help?

Our service team is available 7 days a week, Monday - Friday from 6 AM to 5 PM PST, Saturday - Sunday 7 AM - 4 PM PST.

1-800-701-6230 · hi@yourmechanic.com