what would a reasonable estimate be? In Northern California Sacramento area. thanks
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1993 Volvo 850 Question: How many labor hours to replace a cam shaft front seal?
Answer #1G. T. Service Center (4242 Answers) , Stephenville, TX - (254) 638-3236ProfessorG January 08, 2014, 08:51Master
Front both per Mitchell is 2.8 hrs.
Answer #2Bertini's German Motors of Roseville (14 Answers) , Roseville, CA - (916) 288-9535Bertinis January 08, 2014, 11:52Enthusiast
If the timing belt has not been done, do the timing belt, rollers and damper, 2.5 hrs.
With the timing belt off, 1.4 hours for the cam seals.
Water pump additional, 1.1 hours with the timing belt.
Answer #3Prestige Auto Works (199 Answers) , Sacramento, CA - (916) 550-9579Prestige Auto Works January 08, 2014, 14:26Journeyman
To simply answer your question, we can replace your two front camshaft seals for $300 out the door.