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How much does a Crankshaft Position Sensor replacement cost?

Labour times and part prices vary depending on the particular vehicle, but to give you an idea here are some examples.

Car Franchise Dealer estimate Independent Garage estimate ClickMechanic ClickMechanic Saving
Car2004 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Franchise Dealer Est.£101 - £117 Independent Garage Est.£53 - £66 ClickMechanic Est.£54 - £67 Saving44%
Car2011 Ford Focus Franchise Dealer Est.£70 - £78 Independent Garage Est.£49 - £54 ClickMechanic Est.£50 - £55 Saving29%
Car2005 Renault Trafic Franchise Dealer Est.£68 - £75 Independent Garage Est.£52 - £58 ClickMechanic Est.£52 - £58 Saving23%
Car2008 Kia Rio Franchise Dealer Est.£26 - £141 Independent Garage Est.£13 - £108 ClickMechanic Est.£13 - £109 Saving27%
Car2013 Nissan Note Franchise Dealer Est.£85 - £118 Independent Garage Est.£66 - £93 ClickMechanic Est.£66 - £93 Saving21%

Want to learn more about Crankshaft Position Sensor replacements?

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

What does a Crankshaft Position Sensor do?

The crankshaft position sensor measures the position of the camshaft inside the cylinder head. From this information it can be derived by the engine's computer (ECU) which cylinder is firing. Together with the information of the camshaft position sensor the ECU can the adjust the fuel injection system and engine coil firing sequence accordingly, to achieve a continuously optimal combustion cycle.

How do you know there is something wrong with the Crankshaft Position Sensor?

  • When the 'Check Engine' light on your dashboard is on.
  • When the engine won't start or cuts out during operation.
  • When the engine misfires.
  • When the engine runs rough (a rough idle for example).
  • When the car's fuel consumption is higher than usual.

When should you consider a Crankshaft Position Sensor replacement?

As the sensor is located inside the crankcase it is especially prone to deterioration. It can be affected by oil or the significant temperature fluctuations inside the engine. The sensor can, eventually, fail completely, meaning that the engine's ECU is not provided with the information to optimise the combustion process.

In turn this can lead to the fuel injection malfunctioning, preventing the appropriate amount of fuel to reach the engine to combust. It can lead the engine to misfire and run rough as well as cutting out or not starting at all. All leading to higher fuel consumption.

For optimal combustion cycles in the engine it is therefore important to service the crankshaft position sensor as and when stipulated in the guidelines set out by your car's manufacturer. Professional and timely maintenance is essential to prevent further damage of other parts of the engine. Should you experience problems with a crankshaft position sensor, then it is advisable to have it inspected and, if necessary, have the sensor replaced.

What happens during a Crankshaft Position Sensor replacement?

  • The mechanic will read the ECU for possible fault codes related to the sensor.
  • The mechanic will inspect the sensor and ancillaries.
  • If necessary, the mechanic will replace the sensor.
  • The mechanic will check the system and will test drive the car to ensure proper operation of the engine.
  • If necessary, the mechanic will make adjustments.

How much does a Crankshaft Position Sensor Replacement cost?

The cost of replacing a crankshaft position sensor depends on your car and what parts your car's manufacturer recommends using for the replacement. Find out what you could save by having the crankshaft position sensor replaced by ClickMechanic, by selecting your car at the top of this page!

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39 manufacturers for Crankshaft Position Sensor Replacement

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Alfa Romeo

Parts costs: £53 - £91

Labour time: 0-2 hours

# of quotes: 53

£114

£73 - £129

£108 - £208

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Audi

Parts costs: £39 - £70

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# of quotes: 329

£102

£66 - £104

£115 - £187

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BMW

Parts costs: £53 - £119

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# of quotes: 586

£149

£98 - £190

£196 - £383

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Chevrolet

Parts costs: £49 - £64

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# of quotes: 45

£113

£95 - £119

£150 - £195

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Chrysler

Parts costs: £44 - £99

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 40

£114

£54 - £128

£74 - £195

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Citroen

Parts costs: £27 - £67

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# of quotes: 201

£95

£62 - £102

£97 - £150

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Daihatsu

Parts costs: £109 - £131

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# of quotes: 1

£190

£155 - £155

£222 - £222

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Dodge

Parts costs: £57 - £69

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# of quotes: 2

£133

£103 - £103

£159 - £159

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Fiat

Parts costs: £44 - £67

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# of quotes: 174

£92

£54 - £102

£70 - £143

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Ford

Parts costs: £37 - £55

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# of quotes: 525

£85

£52 - £91

£71 - £135

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Honda

Parts costs: £70 - £136

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# of quotes: 109

£163

£115 - £179

£172 - £263

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Hyundai

Parts costs: £65 - £138

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# of quotes: 144

£169

£110 - £191

£159 - £273

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Jaguar

Parts costs: £38 - £84

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# of quotes: 9

£114

£57 - £115

£97 - £205

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Jeep

Parts costs: £41 - £103

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# of quotes: 14

£132

£87 - £131

£146 - £200

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Kia

Parts costs: £61 - £220

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# of quotes: 173

£184

£84 - £229

£113 - £300

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Land Rover

Parts costs: £31 - £102

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# of quotes: 82

£191

£57 - £368

£103 - £799

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LDV

Parts costs: £46 - £55

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 4

£85

£76 - £84

£115 - £130

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Lexus

Parts costs: £52 - £62

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# of quotes: 9

£97

£75 - £97

£123 - £183

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Mazda

Parts costs: £53 - £150

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# of quotes: 43

£145

£86 - £174

£127 - £245

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Mercedes-Benz

Parts costs: £54 - £104

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# of quotes: 307

£117

£74 - £132

£119 - £225

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MG

Parts costs: £57 - £132

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# of quotes: 18

£111

£69 - £155

£92 - £222

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MINI

Parts costs: £42 - £196

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# of quotes: 128

£166

£87 - £239

£175 - £405

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Mitsubishi

Parts costs: £41 - £143

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# of quotes: 26

£188

£87 - £205

£135 - £303

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Nissan

Parts costs: £38 - £103

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 110

£115

£58 - £131

£83 - £187

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Peugeot

Parts costs: £29 - £53

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# of quotes: 296

£86

£44 - £90

£64 - £140

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Porsche

Parts costs: £133 - £159

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# of quotes: 1

£179

£168 - £168

£230 - £230

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Proton

Parts costs: £58 - £70

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# of quotes: 10

£78

£74 - £79

£88 - £94

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Renault

Parts costs: £32 - £67

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# of quotes: 454

£91

£57 - £101

£83 - £149

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Rover

Parts costs: £102 - £136

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# of quotes: 16

£150

£123 - £159

£163 - £227

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Saab

Parts costs: £57 - £144

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# of quotes: 45

£146

£102 - £165

£158 - £235

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SEAT

Parts costs: £42 - £73

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# of quotes: 89

£100

£67 - £106

£98 - £159

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Skoda

Parts costs: £44 - £78

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# of quotes: 95

£100

£65 - £110

£91 - £164

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Smart

Parts costs: £106 - £133

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# of quotes: 33

£147

£131 - £157

£178 - £224

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Subaru

Parts costs: £45 - £63

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# of quotes: 3

£90

£55 - £93

£73 - £139

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Suzuki

Parts costs: £64 - £118

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# of quotes: 29

£132

£104 - £144

£142 - £192

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Toyota

Parts costs: £59 - £154

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# of quotes: 19

£173

£104 - £174

£158 - £241

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Vauxhall

Parts costs: £40 - £73

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# of quotes: 1167

£97

£66 - £106

£93 - £153

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Volkswagen

Parts costs: £42 - £88

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# of quotes: 398

£117

£67 - £119

£106 - £188

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Volvo

Parts costs: £42 - £95

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# of quotes: 69

£123

£83 - £125

£143 - £200

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  • DS
  • Mitsubishi Fuso
  • Moskvich
  • Bentley
  • Cadillac
  • Ford US
  • Aixam
  • Austin
  • Daewoo
  • Daimler
  • FSO
  • Iveco
  • Maybach
  • Rolls-Royce
  • Santana
  • Tata
  • Great Wall
  • Piaggio
  • Perodua
  • Infiniti
  • Dacia
  • Aston Martin
  • Isuzu
  • Lada
  • Lancia
  • Lotus
  • Maserati
  • Ssangyong
  • London Taxi's International

Estimates on repair costs, such as the above results for a crankshaft 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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