Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: how much for a crankshaft positioning sensor and also how much to have a mechanic put one in

asked by on

i have a 2005 6.0 junk ford f250 that threw a code on a crankshaft positioning sensor and was wondering the price for part and price for mechanic to put one in roughly.

My car has 218000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there:

Before you have one of our mobile mechanics replace the crankshaft position sensor, you should have them complete a full check engine light inspection first. It’s possible that the code being displayed on your code reader is caused by a different component malfunction, such as the electrical harness attached to the sensors.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. how much for a crankshaft positioning sensor and also how much to have a mechanic put one in

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: No start, lack of power to fuel pump

Hello. Most fuel pumps require 12 volts to operate, and will not function properly with anything less. This lack of power is likely the reason why there is no fuel pressure and why the vehicle is not starting. The symptoms...

Q: Electrics died after warning light

Your car's alternator is mounted on the back side of your engine near the firewall and is prone to having oil leak on it from the engine valve cover. This can cause the alternator to fail prematurely. If your battery,...

Q: Overheating - 2005 Chevrolet Impala

Hi there. In most cases, overheating issues are caused by a restriction of coolant flowing through the engine block at some point within the coolant system. The precise component that causes the overheating issue can include the water pump, coolant...

Related articles

Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...