Asked by: Raimunda Zagrean
asked in category: General Last Updated: 13th March, 2020

Should I replace my cam phasers?

Replacement of the phasers alone is not the correct repair, all of the cam followers are to be replaced as well. If the phasers were replaced improperly then it could possibly cause engine damage, but it also would not run right once repair was completed.

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In respect to this, how much does it cost to replace Cam phasers?

$550 and $850. I am having the work actually done in two weeks. It appears that if you take an F150 in and just let the dealership have their way with you, they will charge $1500 - $2500 to "fix" the problem. If you specifically ask to have a cam phaser replaced, it is much cheaper.

Furthermore, are cam phasers covered under warranty? Noisy cam phasers were not even covered under the factory warranty unless they had a hard failure. It's a noise you have to live with on the 4.6/5.4 3 valve unless you want to pay yourself.

Likewise, people ask, what happens when cam phasers go bad?

Really far gone cam phasers can destroy a VCT, causing the timing of the engine to be so far gone it doesn't even idle (or start) once it gets warm and the system goes out of "warmup" mode, so watch out for changing a potentially bad VCT and not changing the associated cam phaser.

Where are cam phasers located?

Phasers can be found just on the exhaust cam or on both the intake and exhaust cams. The alteration of camshaft position changes the cam centerline and the lobe separation angle between intake and exhaust cams. This allows engineers to improve fuel economy and power while continuing to meet emissions standards.

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