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369 Reviews

L&G Auto Mobile Mechanic

Garage in Bristol, 24 years of experience

I began my career on the YTS scheme through an independent Ford garage. I spent some time working in independent garages gaining experience on a range of makes & models. I moved into a dealership environmen...


19th July 2022

ANDREW, BRISTOL

Ford Focus • MOT with collection & delivery

18th June 2019

HELEN, Keynsham

BMW 1 Series • Remove and replace front pads Remove and replace front brake pads wear indicator wire Remove and replace front washer pump


29 Reviews

Nation Auto Mechanics Ltd

Garage in Bristol, 20 years of experience

Stockwood Lane Garage has been operating for over 20 years. In 2016 Keith Malik took the helm and we have been going from strength to strength ever since. We operate a 4 ramp workshop including an MOT ramp f...



46 Reviews

Carcraft

Garage in Bristol, 40 years of experience

Carcraft Servicing and repairs has been operating since 1980 The garage offers a 5 bay workshop and an additional MOT bay for class 4 testing. We offer alloy and steel welding inc alloy wheel repairs , servi...



158 Reviews

Westbourne Motors

Garage in Bristol, 53 years of experience

The Company’s Roadside Assistance brand is now the preferred choice for the South of England and has become synonymous with efficiency, punctuality and courtesy resulting in all the major motoring organisati...



23 Reviews

Monster Dent

Garage in Bristol, 15 years of experience

We are an independent 5 star garage with high experienced technicians that will take care of your vehicle, we cover a wide range of repairs like: MOT repairs Servicing Air Con Regas Air Con Recharge Bra...


16th March 2022

PETER, Bristol

Volkswagen Transporter • Major Service


35 Reviews

Letang Auto Elctrical Ltd

Garage in Bristol, 9 years of experience

Lathaniel owns Letang Auto Electrics and the business has been operating since 2015 and branched out in mechanical repairs after specialising in tow-bars and auto electrics originally when the business first...


19th February 2022

JAMES, PATCHWAY

Skoda Fabia • MOT with collection & delivery


78 Reviews

Akb

Mobile mechanic in Bristol, 25 years of experience

I began my mechanic career with an Austin Rover dealership and in my time there it changed to Rover and I worked in the business for around 4 years. For a number of years I worked in various businesses doing...



39 Reviews

K And C Garage

Garage in Bristol, 14 years of experience

K & C Garage was formed in 2015 by Matt Roxburgh. Owner Matt has been in the trade for over 15 years working in various garages and comes with a wealth of experience and the team are all fully qualified to c...



35 Reviews

D&S Autos Bristol Ltd

Garage in Bristol, 22 years of experience

D & S Autos (Bristol) Ltd have been in operation for 20 years and counting! We service the local Bristol area. At D & S Autos (Bristol) Ltd, our experts will provide you with top quality vehicle servicing to...



22 Reviews

The Mot Station

Garage in Bristol, 10 years of experience

The MOT Station has been around for 10 years but has had a name change but still offers the same great service and is ran by Simon Trotman, The MOT Station offers full workshop facilities with a 3 ramp work...


20th October 2021

BADER, Gloucestershire

Honda Civic • MOT with collection & delivery

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

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.

Can Bristol garages offer home collection and delivery for throttle position sensor replacement?

Yes, many garages in Bristol are able to offer collection and delivery for a throttle position sensor replacement. With ClickMechanic collection & delivery is free if your vehicle is drivable. Once booked a mechanic will pick up the vehicle on the day and time of your choice, do the work, and return the vehicle at a time convenient to you. Simply enter your vehicle registration number and postcode to get an upfront price for a throttle position sensor replacement in Bristol.

Can Bristol mobile mechanics do throttle position sensor replacement at my home or office?

Yes, Bristol mobile mechanics can do a throttle position sensor replacement at your home or office, provided there is a safe and sufficient space to conduct the repair or replacement. With ClickMechanic, once booked for a date and time of your choice, your booking will be offered to vetted mobile mechanics in your area.

How much does a Throttle Position Sensor replacement cost in Bristol?

The average cost of a Throttle Position Sensor replacement in Bristol is on average between £116 and £184. Ultimately the cost for a Throttle Position Sensor replacement in Bristol 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 Bristol. 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

£199 £230 - £307 Get exact price

Ford

£149 £165 - £258 Get exact price

Hyundai

£105 £174 - £174 Get exact price

Land Rover

£137 £171 - £254 Get exact price

Nissan

£128 £181 - £181 Get exact price

Peugeot

£127 £122 - £236 Get exact price

Porsche

£195 £304 - £304 Get exact price

Renault

£113 £137 - £204 Get exact price

Saab

£93 £144 - £166 Get exact price

Vauxhall

£234 £228 - £400 Get exact price

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  • Asia
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  • Ferrari
  • Morgan
  • Buick
  • Lamborghini
  • Pontiac
  • Carbodies
  • DS
  • Mitsubishi Fuso
  • Moskvich
  • Bentley
  • Cadillac
  • LDV
  • Ford US
  • Aixam
  • Austin
  • Daewoo
  • Daimler
  • Dodge
  • FSO
  • Iveco
  • Maybach
  • MG
  • Rolls-Royce
  • Santana
  • Tata
  • Great Wall
  • Chrysler
  • Piaggio
  • Perodua
  • Volvo
  • Infiniti
  • Dacia
  • Aston Martin
  • Audi
  • BMW
  • Chevrolet
  • Daihatsu
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • Fiat
  • Honda
  • Isuzu
  • Jaguar
  • Kia
  • Lada
  • Lancia
  • Lexus
  • Lotus
  • Maserati
  • Mazda
  • Mitsubishi
  • Proton
  • Rover
  • Skoda
  • Ssangyong
  • Subaru
  • Suzuki
  • Volkswagen
  • Toyota
  • London Taxi's International
  • MINI
  • SEAT
  • Smart

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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