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Want to learn more about Throttle Position Sensor replacements?

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

What does a throttle potentiometer do?

The throttle potentiometer is the recipient of the signal from the accelerator pedal where vehicles have an electronic pedal (and therefore not a cable operated one)

What does a throttle position sensor replacement involve?

Depending on the manufacturer, a number of different processes will need to be done in order to access the throttle potentiometer, 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 throttle potentiometer is faulty, they will continue on to replacing it.
  • Once replaced, the mechanic will start the engine and recheck the error codes

Can I do a throttle position sensor replacement myself?

Unless you are a qualified mechanic with the required skills, training and equipment to do the job, we strongly recommend a throttle 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 are the symptoms of a bad accelerator pedal sensor?

Depending on the vehicle, you may observe one or more of the following symptoms;

  • Erratic engine idle.
  • Hesitation under acceleration.
  • Poor engine performance.
  • Illuminated engine management light (EML)

How long will a throttle position sensor replacement take?

The time a throttle position sensor replacement will take 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.

How often should I replace a throttle position sensor?

Although the units are getting more reliable, there is still a chance that you will need to replace a throttle position sensor at least once in a vehicle's lifetime. The basic fact is that if your throttle potentiometer has failed, it needs to be replaced before the engine will run correctly.

Can I drive with a bad throttle position sensor?

Driving the vehicle with a bad throttle position sensor will result in poor engine performance and the car may stall. If you suspect there is any issue with your vehicle's throttle position sensor or there are concerns about its condition, book an inspection with a professional mechanic as soon as possible so they can check and advise on next steps.

How much does it cost to replace TPS sensor?

The cost of replacing a throttle potentiometer 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 throttle potentiometer replaced by ClickMechanic by selecting your car at the top of this page!

Want to know how much you'd pay at a franchise dealer or independent garage?

Check out the ClickMechanic price for a Throttle Position Sensor replacement. We use industry standard data & millions of data points so you know what you should be paying

These estimates may include Accelerator pedal position (APP) sensor and Throttle position (TP) sensor.

10 manufacturers for Throttle Position Sensor Replacement

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Citroen

£203 £231 - £310 Get exact price

Ford

£148 £166 - £260 Get exact price

Hyundai

£108 £177 - £177 Get exact price

Land Rover

£140 £173 - £257 Get exact price

Nissan

£138 £182 - £182 Get exact price

Peugeot

£146 £123 - £237 Get exact price

Porsche

£225 £308 - £308 Get exact price

Renault

£130 £138 - £207 Get exact price

Saab

£107 £146 - £168 Get exact price

Vauxhall

£248 £229 - £402 Get exact price

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Estimates on repair costs, such as the above results for a throttle 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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Recent Throttle Position Sensor replacement 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.

£165.41

Accelerator pedal position (APP) sensor replacement

Peugeot 406
Sleaford
£103.34

Accelerator pedal position (APP) sensor replacement

Renault Clio
Wellingborough
£98.24

Throttle potentiometer replacement

Ford Fiesta
Arrochar
£279.63

Accelerator pedal position (APP) sensor replacement

Vauxhall Zafira
Ilfracombe