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Crankshaft Position Sensor Replacement Estimate for Volkswagen R32

Volkswagen R32 Crankshaft Position Sensor Replacement costs $161 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$161 to $171
Labor: $70 -$80
Parts: $91
Average Dealer price
$275
Average Shop price
$197
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2008 Volkswagen R32V6-3.2LService typeCrankshaft Position Sensor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$168.48Shop/Dealer Price$207.62 - $292.37
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Crankshaft Position Sensor Replacement Service & Cost

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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Tien
18 years of experience
Tien arrived 45 minute earlier than the appointment time and it worked out fine for me since I was off work and sitting at home waiting anyway. Tien is friendly and courteous. He switched out the faulty sensor with a brand new one in 45 minutes and tested for success. He also did some routine checks for my car to ensure everything was ok. Tien gave me some car maintenance advice and told me what parts of my old car I need to pay attention in the near future. This is my 2nd time using Yourmechanic.com and so far it has provided excellent service to me and my car.
2001 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF - CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENSOR REPLACEMENT
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Dan
34 years of experience
excellent very cold day and still finished the job I AM VERY HAPPY. EXCEPTIONAL PERFORMANCE,HE EVEN RESET MY CHECK ENGINE LIGHT THANK YOU ALOT.
2003 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE - WATER PUMP REPLACEMENT
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Stefan
12 years of experience
Very professional. Worked on my vehicle in unpleasant weather conditions with upmost care.
1999 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE - OIL CHANGE
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Robert
20 years of experience
Robert was fantastic. He was very thorough during our appointment; he discussed, and even showed me, the wear-and-tear on parts he replaced and offered helpful observations about the condition of my vehicle; he really made me feel like my car was in good hands. He did not push me in to additional repairs, as often happens when you visit a mechanic. This was my first experience with YourMechanic and Robert answered all the questions which I had about YourMechanic and how it works. He was extremely friendly and I will absolutely request him on any future repairs and maintenance. I really liked the convenience and affordability of YourMechanic and most of all I highly recommend Robert!
2001 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA - SPARK PLUG REPLACEMENT
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2008 Volkswagen R32V6-3.2LService typeCrankshaft Position Sensor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$168.48Shop/Dealer Price$207.62 - $292.37
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