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Crankshaft Position Sensor Replacement Estimate for Mercedes-Benz 380SL

Mercedes-Benz 380SL Crankshaft Position Sensor Replacement costs $201 on average.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1981 Mercedes-Benz 380SLV8-3.8LService typeCrankshaft Position Sensor ReplacementEstimate$337.39Shop/Dealer Price$421.21 - $626.05
1982 Mercedes-Benz 380SLV8-3.8LService typeCrankshaft Position Sensor ReplacementEstimate$337.39Shop/Dealer Price$421.11 - $625.87
1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SLV8-3.8LService typeCrankshaft Position Sensor ReplacementEstimate$231.11Shop/Dealer Price$288.36 - $413.49
1983 Mercedes-Benz 380SLV8-3.8LService typeCrankshaft Position Sensor ReplacementEstimate$342.39Shop/Dealer Price$424.95 - $628.85
1984 Mercedes-Benz 380SLV8-3.8LService typeCrankshaft Position Sensor ReplacementEstimate$337.39Shop/Dealer Price$424.15 - $631.20
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Crankshaft Position Sensor Replacement Service

What is the Crankshaft Position Sensor all about?

Many newer cars have computerized engine management systems that rely on sensors to report data to the computer. The crankshaft position sensor is used in conjunction with the camshaft position sensor to control ignition timing and to let the computer know when to inject fuel and provide spark sequence. Due to the mounting locations of this sensor, it is common for heat and oil leaks to cause this sensor to fail.

Keep in mind:

  • Damage to the crankshaft position sensor is sometimes caused by leaking oil, which means there may be another component of your vehicle that needs replacement or repair.
  • The electrical connector can also be damaged, and should be inspected every time the position sensor is replaced.

How it's done:

  • Scan the car for trouble codes.
  • Remove and replace crankshaft position sensor.
  • Clear trouble codes.
  • Check for the proper operation of the car.

Our recommendation:

The crankshaft position sensor will usually let you know when it needs replacing. The Check Engine warning light will illuminate and you may notice that your vehicle has a hard time starting or running smoothly. When you notice any of these signs, schedule an inspection.

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

  • Car does not start.
  • Check engine light is on.
  • Car misfires (car runs rough).

How important is this service?

The crankshaft position sensor relays critical information to your vehicle’s computer management system. The sensor provides the management system with the information it needs to control ignition timing, and it lets the computer know when it needs to provide sparks and fuel. Without a functioning crankshaft position sensor, the computerized management system doesn’t receive this critical information, and the vehicle will either not start, or will misfire while you’re driving it.

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Mercedes-Benz 380SL - Fuel Pump - Bedford, Texas
It was great. He was personable and very knoedgeable about my car. He didn't mind me watching and learning and trying to help and didn't make me feel ignorant because I'm not a "car guy". My only critique is that he didn't know how to open the hood and became distracted a little to frequently.

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I can recommend him in every aspect. Extremely nice and highly professional!!! Thanks for your help, much appreciated! 5 Star Excellence!

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Mercedes-Benz 380SL - Car is not starting - Bellevue, Washington
Theodore was on time and very professional. He diagnosed the problem and made a second appointment for me after the required part arrives. Very satisfied with the experience so far.

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