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What does a Throttle Body do?

The throttle body is part of the engine's air inlet system, provided your car has a fuel injection. It is situated before the engine's inlet manifold and regulates the air flow into the engine (where it is also mixed with fuel). It consists of a butterfly valve that opens or closes depending on how much air the engine needs (which, in turn, depends on the driver's throttle input).

How do you know there is something wrong with the Throttle Body?

  • When the 'Check Engine' light is on.
  • When the engine runs rough.
  • When the engine idle is rough.
  • When the engine performs not as well as usually is the case.
  • When the shifting gear is problematic.
  • When the engine runs at a higher temperature than usual.
  • When starting the car is troublesome.

When should you consider a Throttle Body replacement?

Over time the throttle body's parts can wear and ultimately fail, both resulting in the engine not being fed the correct amount of air for the air / fuel mixture to combust in the cylinder. In the event, the engine may lose power. In most cases the throttle body will just be dirty (usually it's covered in a black residue), preventing an adequate amount of air to pass through the valve.

Should you experience an issue like this or those listed earlier, it is advisable to have the throttle body inspected as soon as possible and, if necessary, have it replaced. Seeing that the throttle body is a component that is especially prone to wear it should always be replaced as and when stipulated in the guidelines set out by your car's manufacturer.

What happens during a Throttle Body replacement?

  • Mechanic will read the ECU to see if there are any related fault codes.
  • Mechanic will inspect the throttle body and air inlet system
  • If necessary, the mechanic will replace the throttle body.
  • Mechanic will clear the air inlet system of dirt.
  • Mechanic will advise if any other parts need to be replaced.
  • Mechanic will run the engine and test drive the car.
  • Mechanic will make any adjustments if necessary.

How much does a Throttle Body replacement cost?

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

How much does a Throttle Body repair cost?

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37 manufacturers for Throttle Body Repair

Name Clickmechanic Click mechanic average Independent garage estimate Franchise dealer estimate

Alfa Romeo

Parts costs: £385.26 - £910.98

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 24

£639

£418 - £807

£528 - £1,006

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Audi

Parts costs: £276.10 - £514.89

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 518

£431

£301 - £478

£381 - £613

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BMW

Parts costs: £292.71 - £474.94

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 584

£410

£314 - £445

£393 - £573

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Chevrolet

Parts costs: £397.16 - £697.83

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# of quotes: 13

£596

£446 - £631

£574 - £796

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Chrysler

Parts costs: £244.99 - £447.16

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# of quotes: 9

£368

£281 - £422

£366 - £545

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Citroen

Parts costs: £205.04 - £382.37

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 153

£393

£227 - £368

£290 - £480

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Dacia

Parts costs: £271.58 - £325.89

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 2

£314

£321 - £321

£424 - £424

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Dodge

Parts costs: £289.89 - £347.87

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 16

£333

£317 - £339

£402 - £446

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Fiat

Parts costs: £322.20 - £526.87

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 133

£489

£349 - £488

£440 - £625

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Ford

Parts costs: £386.17 - £657.59

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 673

£543

£413 - £597

£516 - £755

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Honda

Parts costs: £851.52 - £3,398.90

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 37

£1968

£905 - £2,887

£1,129 - £3,508

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Hyundai

Parts costs: £449.67 - £800.98

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 55

£671

£472 - £717

£584 - £899

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Iveco

Parts costs: £467.37 - £597.23

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 8

£524

£511 - £548

£648 - £697

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Jaguar

Parts costs: £171.51 - £306.00

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 6

£326

£215 - £304

£293 - £404

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Jeep

Parts costs: £162.88 - £603.87

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 15

£389

£179 - £552

£228 - £702

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Kia

Parts costs: £106.75 - £452.79

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 36

£338

£134 - £426

£182 - £551

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Land Rover

Parts costs: £180.80 - £348.68

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 73

£309

£208 - £340

£272 - £446

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Lexus

Parts costs: £917.74 - £1,170.72

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 26

£1176

£950 - £1,023

£1,166 - £1,266

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Mazda

Parts costs: £393.76 - £825.51

Labour time: 0-2 hours

# of quotes: 32

£695

£442 - £747

£568 - £943

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Mercedes-Benz

Parts costs: £264.42 - £505.72

Labour time: 0-2 hours

# of quotes: 242

£457

£313 - £522

£413 - £706

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MINI

Parts costs: £219.26 - £410.34

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 98

£359

£246 - £391

£316 - £508

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Mitsubishi

Parts costs: £175.63 - £1,320.84

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 27

£804

£213 - £1,150

£285 - £1,419

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Nissan

Parts costs: £365.38 - £1,216.20

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 125

£768

£402 - £1,063

£511 - £1,314

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Peugeot

Parts costs: £241.47 - £477.53

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 317

£395

£267 - £447

£340 - £575

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Porsche

Parts costs: £816.89 - £980.27

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 2

£1009

£866 - £866

£1,078 - £1,078

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Renault

Parts costs: £254.94 - £513.39

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 273

£408

£301 - £478

£397 - £613

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Rover

Parts costs: £245.05 - £294.06

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 1

£264

£267 - £267

£338 - £338

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Saab

Parts costs: £338.96 - £606.43

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 68

£516

£368 - £554

£465 - £704

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SEAT

Parts costs: £288.82 - £454.44

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 132

£408

£327 - £428

£423 - £552

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Skoda

Parts costs: £255.65 - £484.98

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 65

£431

£283 - £453

£362 - £583

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Smart

Parts costs: £682.00 - £818.40

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# of quotes: 2

£842

£716 - £727

£886 - £909

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Subaru

Parts costs: £391.04 - £469.25

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 8

£439

£421 - £421

£529 - £529

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Suzuki

Parts costs: £346.98 - £769.37

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 17

£563

£396 - £690

£514 - £867

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Toyota

Parts costs: £410.64 - £1,113.17

Labour time: 0-2 hours

# of quotes: 122

£891

£460 - £988

£591 - £1,233

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Vauxhall

Parts costs: £334.90 - £640.36

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 793

£492

£362 - £583

£456 - £738

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Volkswagen

Parts costs: £276.99 - £501.24

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 1059

£428

£311 - £467

£399 - £599

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Volvo

Parts costs: £244.71 - £729.72

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 113

£472

£278 - £659

£359 - £831

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  • Ferrari
  • Morgan
  • Buick
  • Lamborghini
  • Pontiac
  • Carbodies
  • DS
  • Mitsubishi Fuso
  • Moskvich
  • Bentley
  • Cadillac
  • LDV
  • Ford US
  • Aixam
  • Austin
  • Daewoo
  • Daimler
  • FSO
  • Maybach
  • MG
  • Rolls-Royce
  • Santana
  • Tata
  • Great Wall
  • Piaggio
  • Perodua
  • Infiniti
  • Aston Martin
  • Daihatsu
  • Isuzu
  • Lada
  • Lancia
  • Lotus
  • Maserati
  • Proton
  • Ssangyong
  • London Taxi's International

Estimates on repair costs, such as the above results for a throttle body repair, 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 Throttle Body repair quotes

These recent quotes were taken from our quote engine which uses third-party industry standard data on repair times, along with a live parts retailer, and a regional labour rate to build an accurate free quote. We are constantly improving our quote engine, so please let us know if a price seems incorrect.

£385.54

Throttle body replacement

Renault Grand Espace
Wolverhampton
£411.94

Throttle body replacement

Ford Fiesta
Worcester Park
£491.66

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Renault Laguna
Stanmore
£324.48

Throttle body replacement

Volkswagen Golf
Birmingham