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How much does Camshaft Position Sensor Replacement cost?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to. Our mechanics are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2010 Chevrolet Malibu $144 $64.33 $79.99 16% $171.83
2005 GMC Yukon XL 2500 $155 $75.09 $79.99 15% $182.59
2008 Volvo S40 $187 $107.18 $79.99 12% $214.68
2013 Cadillac CTS $367 $174.72 $191.97 15% $432.72
2010 BMW 528i $674 $593.52 $79.99 3% $701.02
2011 Porsche 911 $298 $217.96 $79.99 8% $325.46

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Camshaft Position Sensor Replacement Service

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.

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Ben

40 years of experience
1145 reviews
Ben
40 years of experience
Pontiac G6 - Camshaft Position Sensor Replacement - Spring, Texas
Ben is knowledgeable and very courteous. He was able to complete the repairs and get the vehicle back on the road safely. I’d definitely request him for future repairs.
Mercedes-Benz E350 - Camshaft Position Sensor - Houston, Texas
Ben is an awesome mechanic but is also charismatic and a true patriot with over 20 years service in the Marine Corp. Absolutely the best experience one can expect. And the pricing and on-site service is truly a blessing...pricing beat my local mechanic by 30% and Mercedes by 75%.

Gregory

30 years of experience
285 reviews
Gregory
30 years of experience
Infiniti Q45 - Camshaft Position Sensor - Littleton, Colorado
Greg, your man! Very convenient and worth every penny! No offense, let's hope I don't need to call you again, but if I have any future issues, you're the mechanic I am calling on! Thanks for your hospitality!

Arturo

26 years of experience
172 reviews
Arturo
26 years of experience
Honda Civic - Camshaft Position Sensor - National City, California
Arturo is a great mechanic. He is Friendly, knowledgeable, and trustworthy. I will recommend to family and friends.

Diego

20 years of experience
558 reviews
Diego
20 years of experience
Chrysler PT Cruiser - Camshaft Position Sensor - Tempe, Arizona
This is the 2nd time we have used Diego. He arrived early both times, was done within an hour, and is an excellent mechanic. Very professional and courteous.

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