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Mobile mechanic serving Bristol, 21 years of experience

I completed my apprenticeship at Brunel Ford in Bristol for around 4 years before moving to Mercedes and Vauxhall respectively to gain valuable knowledge and understand different makes & models of cars. I h...

4th January 2017

STEPHEN, Cheltenham

Chrysler Voyager • Camshaft position (CMP) sensor replacement

19 Reviews

Cjl Mobile Mechanic

Mobile mechanic in Gloucester, 18 years of experience

I began my career in HGV's which is what I completed my apprenticeship in. I moved after this to a DAF dealership called Watts Trucks for 2 years working with HGV's and LGV's. I moved across to work on aut...

30 Reviews

S S Mobile Mechanic

Mobile mechanic in Gloucester, 11 years of experience

I began my career with Marchant's Coaches in Cheltenham where I completed my apprenticeship and worked through college in Bristol. In total I was with Marchant's for around 5 years. I moved to the Glouces...

476 Reviews

Renato Caetano

Garage in Southampton, 20 years of experience

I began my career as a mechanic when I was 17 years old in Portugal. When I was 22 years old I set-up my own garage in for around 7 years before moving to the UK in 2007. I worked in various garages in order...

110 Reviews

Auto Solutions

Garage in Ashton-Under-Lyne , 15 years of experience

Auto Solutions has the equipment and expertise to repair and maintain your automobile. Our emphasis is on transparency and professionalism. We pride ourselves on performing the highest quality automobile ser...

2nd October 2020


Vauxhall Meriva • Diagnostic Inspection

369 Reviews

L&G Auto Mobile Mechanic

Garage in Bristol, 24 years of experience

I began my career on the YTS scheme through an independent Ford garage. I spent some time working in independent garages gaining experience on a range of makes & models. I moved into a dealership environmen...

19th July 2022


Ford Focus • MOT with collection & delivery

8th April 2019


BMW 5 Series • Spark plugs replacement

29 Reviews

Nation Auto Mechanics Ltd

Garage in Bristol, 20 years of experience

Stockwood Lane Garage has been operating for over 20 years. In 2016 Keith Malik took the helm and we have been going from strength to strength ever since. We operate a 4 ramp workshop including an MOT ramp f...

46 Reviews


Garage in Bristol, 40 years of experience

Carcraft Servicing and repairs has been operating since 1980 The garage offers a 5 bay workshop and an additional MOT bay for class 4 testing. We offer alloy and steel welding inc alloy wheel repairs , servi...

8th January 2018

DARREN, Bristol

Vauxhall Zafira • Starter motor replacement

158 Reviews

Westbourne Motors

Garage in Bristol, 53 years of experience

The Company’s Roadside Assistance brand is now the preferred choice for the South of England and has become synonymous with efficiency, punctuality and courtesy resulting in all the major motoring organisati...

Want to learn more about Camshaft Position Sensor replacements in Bristol?

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What does a camshaft position sensor do?

The camshaft position sensor works in tandem with the crankshaft position sensor to send a signal to the engine management control unit (ECU) so it knows when the number 1 cylinder is at top dead centre (TDC).

What does a camshaft position sensor replacement involve?

Depending on the manufacturer, a number of different processes will need to be done in order to access the camshaft position sensor, however the mechanic will need to do some of the following basic steps

  • The mechanic will assess the situation by reading the diagnostic codes and checking live data
  • Once confirmed that the camshaft position sensor is faulty, they will continue on to replacing it.
  • Once replaced, the mechanic will start the engine and recheck the error codes

Can I replace the camshaft position sensor myself?

Unless you are a qualified mechanic with the required skills, training and equipment to do the job, we strongly recommend a camshaft position sensor replacement is only carried out by a professional mechanic. ClickMechanic can help get you a vetted and local mechanic to carry out the work. Just enter your postcode and your car's registration number at the top of this page and select the work needed to get an instant fixed price up front.

What happens when a camshaft sensor goes bad?

Faults with a camshaft position sensor can cause some, or even all, of the following symptoms

  • Difficulty in starting the engine or even a complete non start
  • Illuminate engine management light (EML) and associated fault codes
  • Engine going into “limp home” mode

How long will a camshaft position sensor replacement take?

On average, camshaft position sensor replacement times can range from under 1 to over 1.5 hours with an average of 1 hours. The time that the job takes will depend on a number of factors, like your vehicle's make and model, year, as well as other factors. Select your car at the top of this page for information on job time and cost for your vehicle through ClickMechanic.

Can I still drive with a faulty camshaft position sensor?

The basic fact is that if your camshaft position sensor has failed, it needs to be replaced before you can drive the vehicle again.

However, as there are many other issues that can cause the same symptom, it is better to have a diagnostic done prior to spending money replacing it.

How often should I replace the camshaft position sensor?

It is not a regular failure point as it has no mechanical component, but they do fail internally on occasion due to the contraction and expansion with the heat of the engine.

What does a camshaft sensor do?

The camshaft position sensor works in tandem with the crankshaft position sensor to send a signal to the engine management control unit (ECU) so it knows when the number 1 cylinder is at top dead centre (TDC).

Is a faulty camshaft position sensor an MOT failure?

No, a faulty camshaft position sensor should normally not lead to an MOT failure. The sensor is not checked as part of an MOT.

Can Bristol garages offer home collection and delivery for camshaft position sensor replacement?

Yes, many garages in Bristol are able to offer collection and delivery for a camshaft position sensor replacement. With ClickMechanic collection & delivery is free if your vehicle is drivable. Once booked a mechanic will pick up the vehicle on the day and time of your choice, do the work, and return the vehicle at a time convenient to you. Simply enter your vehicle registration number and postcode to get an upfront price for a camshaft position sensor replacement in Bristol.

Can Bristol mobile mechanics do camshaft position sensor replacement at my home or office?

Yes, Bristol mobile mechanics can do a camshaft position sensor replacement at your home or office, provided there is a safe and sufficient space to conduct the repair or replacement. With ClickMechanic, once booked for a date and time of your choice, your booking will be offered to vetted mobile mechanics in your area.

How much does a Camshaft Position Sensor replacement cost in Bristol?

The average cost of a Camshaft Position Sensor replacement in Bristol is on average between £85 and £117. Ultimately the cost for a Camshaft Position Sensor replacement in Bristol depends on the make and model of your car. Check out the ClickMechanic price below, and find out what you'd pay at a franchise dealer in Bristol. We use industry standard data & millions of data points so you know what you should be paying.

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Estimates on repair costs, such as the above results for a camshaft position sensor replacement, are created by combining data from multiple third-party sources. The actual cost of using your local repair providers may be outside of the estimated range. We provide estimates on repair costs for information only and accept no liability for any inaccuracies or errors. If you think an estimate is incorrect, please contact us to let us know.

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Recent Camshaft Position Sensor replacement quotes in Bristol

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Vauxhall Meriva

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Volkswagen Passat

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Vauxhall Zafira