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568 Reviews

Cosmic Automotive Engineers

Garage in Birmingham, 10 years of experience

I am a diagnostic technician, qualified MOT tester, Institute of Motor Industry assesor and general mechanic following my father's footsteps who has over 40 years experience in the trade. Having completed my...



271 Reviews

O S Motors

Mobile mechanic in Birmingham, 12 years of experience

I have over 10 years experience in the motoring industry. I run my own business which involves both vehicle sales and inspections.


10th August 2022

HILARY, Oldbury

Audi A3 • Premium Pre-purchase Inspection


24 Reviews

Westbrom Auto Engineering Ltd

Garage in Birmingham, 15 years of experience

We based in west Bromwich in high Street area we working in this profession for last 15 years we carried out all the minor and major work also we do mot class 4 light vehicles we give good and honest advice ...



1 Reviews

Rolfe Street A R C Ltd

Garage in Birmingham, 31 years of experience

We are an independant owned garage and have been established for over 31 years . We are an RAC Accredited Garage and we carry out all kinds of Mechanical repairs . We are also an Insurance Approved Bodysho...



55 Reviews


366 Reviews

Talk Torque Limited

Garage in Birmingham, 17 years of experience

Talk Torque Ltd T/A Car Surgeon™ Car Surgeon™ is an auto repair facility dedicated to quality service and maintenance of general, high-end and performance vehicles at an affordable price. Many mainland...


25th April 2019

MARK, Leicester

BMW 3 Series • Standard Pre-purchase Inspection


32 Reviews

Cerero

Garage in Birmingham, 15 years of experience

I have 15 years' experience working on cars. I have had my own company for 1 year. I am able to do all the repairs you need doing including, inspections, servicing, brakes, suspension, clutches, and much mor...



160 Reviews

Bak Vag-Tech

Mobile mechanic in Birmingham, 12 years of experience

I began my career with my apprenticeship in Poland before coming to the UK. My first role in the UK was with 4 Cars in Yardley, Birmingham for 7 years before moving across to Whittaker Fleet Care for around ...


1st August 2022

ALI, HANDSWORTH

Alfa Romeo MiTo • Clutch master cylinder replacement

Want to learn more about Throttle Position Sensor replacements in Birmingham?

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 a Throttle Position Sensor replacement cost in Birmingham?

The average cost of a Throttle Position Sensor replacement in Birmingham is on average between £115 and £181. Ultimately the cost for a Throttle Position Sensor replacement in Birmingham depends on the make and model of your car. Check out the ClickMechanic price below, and find out what you'd pay at a franchise dealer in Birmingham. 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. We have quotes for the top 10 manufacturers.

Name ClickMechanic Click Mechanic average Franchise dealer estimate

Citroen

£198 £229 - £302 Get exact price

Ford

£147 £163 - £252 Get exact price

Hyundai

£102 £168 - £168 Get exact price

Land Rover

£134 £165 - £248 Get exact price

Nissan

£127 £178 - £178 Get exact price

Peugeot

£126 £120 - £231 Get exact price

Porsche

£192 £296 - £296 Get exact price

Renault

£111 £134 - £198 Get exact price

Saab

£91 £139 - £160 Get exact price

Vauxhall

£232 £226 - £394 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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