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Jonathan Mcloughlin Autocare

Garage serving Manchester, 9 years of experience

Jonathan and his team at Northern Motors provides a reliable and professional mobile mechanic service that covers the whole of the North West area of England! With over 10 years of experience in the motor...

260 Reviews

Lm Mobile Mechanic

Garage serving Manchester, 12 years of experience

I started off my career at a local independent garage where I stayed for 5 years. This was a VW, Audi specialist, which really gave me some in-depth knowledge on these vehicles. Following this I then went on...

30th October 2016

BRIAN, Rochdale

Peugeot RCZ • MOT with collection & delivery

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I G Repairs

Garage serving Manchester, 9 years of experience

Worked in many small garages for over 9 years under pressure to return customers cars repaired back to them as quickly as possible. Can carry out a wide variety off work on all cars and vans all work carried...

8 Reviews

Bespoke Motor Services Ltd

Garage in Wigan, 26 years of experience

Offering first class service and repairs to all car and lcv brands in the wigan and surrounding areas. First established in 2018 Bespoke Motor Services was launched by David Roberts with an image of how vehi...

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Garage in Pontefract , 45 years of experience

we carry out general repairs, service, mot repairs, timing belts and chains, diagnostics, tyres, towbars, clutches, and more

111 Reviews

T&R Mobile Motor & Marine

Mobile mechanic in West Stockwith, 35 years of experience

Offering quality service and repair at a place to suit you. With 35 years experience, initially in Motorsport, you can be certain your car is in very good hands. All work carried out to the highest standards...

48 Reviews

Arnold Garage

Garage in Nottingham, 29 years of experience

With over 28 years experience there is nothing iv not worked on , we pride ourselves on fixings cars and vans to a high standard . With a huge investment in tools and latest technology we are able to solve j...

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

Read our short guide with information on costs, symptoms and more.

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.

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

The average cost of a Camshaft Position Sensor replacement in Manchester is on average between £81 and £110. Ultimately the cost for a Camshaft Position Sensor replacement in Manchester 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 Manchester. We use industry standard data & millions of data points so you know what you should be paying.

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Recent Camshaft Position Sensor replacement quotes in Manchester

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