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How much does Barometric Sensor Replacement cost?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to. Our mechanics are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2006 Subaru Legacy $470 $382.48 $87.98 6% $500.73
2010 Saturn Sky $181 $101.00 $79.99 13% $208.50
2005 Volvo XC90 $269 $189.08 $79.99 9% $296.58
2009 Mercedes-Benz CLS550 $205 $124.78 $79.99 11% $232.28
2014 Audi Q7 $202 $122.33 $79.99 11% $229.83
2009 Lexus IS F $366 $286.09 $79.99 6% $393.59

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Barometric Sensor Replacement Service

What is the Barometric Sensor all about?

The internal combustion engine is just a massive air pump. It’s designed to suck in air in order to combine it with fuel, and then ignite it with a spark. The resulting explosion moves a piston, which turns the camshaft, and creates motive power that eventually makes its way to your wheels. Given the importance of the right airflow into your engine, manufacturers came up with a way to measure air density. The barometric sensor works with your car’s MAP (manifold pressure) sensor to help determine pressure, density and other factors, and then communicate that information to the computer so it can make decisions regarding airflow and fuel mixture.

The barometric sensor is an electronic component, and it’s subject to wear and tear, high heat levels and other threats that will eventually cause it to fail through normal use.

Keep in mind:

  • The barometric sensor is not inspected during routine maintenance.
  • Depending on where the sensor is located on your particular vehicle, careless handling during replacement of the air filter could inadvertently damage it.
  • MAP sensor failure can mimic barometric pressure sensor failure.

How it's done:

  • The barometric sensor is verified that it needs to be replaced. The sensor is then disconnected.
  • The defective barometric sensor is removed from the bracket.
  • The new barometric sensor is installed onto the bracket and secured.
  • The barometric sensor is connected, tested, and scanned for proper operation.
  • The vehicle is tested to ensure proper operation of the barometric sensor.

Our recommendation:

It's critical for the engine to have the right air/fuel mixture at all times. Having too much air in the engine will make it run lean; too much fuel, and it will run rich. Both conditions cause damage to the engine. Have your car professionally inspected by one of our expert mechanics and the problem diagnosed if you notice any issues with idling or fuel delivery.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Barometric Sensor?

  • Engine burns too much or too little fuel
  • Engine knocks
  • Engine idles rough

How important is this service?

In order for your engine to operate correctly, it needs the right mix of air and fuel depending on how frequently and to what capacity you're using the engine. The barometric sensor is just one of several components that help the car’s computer determine the right mix for the situation and adjust either the airflow or flow of fuel to meet those needs. Any issues that cause your engine to operate rough or incorrectly need to be professionally inspected and repaired as soon as possible.

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Number of Reviews

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Robert

22 years of experience
218 reviews
Robert
22 years of experience
Volkswagen Passat - Manifold Absolute Pressure Sensor (MAP Sensor) Replacement - Houston, Texas
This guy was awesome! He came an hour early and was done changing my 2012 VW Passat MAP sensor in 30 minutes. He also did a 50 point inspection and now my car is back running great! I highly recommend Robert
Volkswagen Passat - Manifold Absolute Pressure Sensor (MAP Sensor) - Houston, Texas
Robert is a great mechanic! He knows what he is doing.. his timing is amazing.. he just replaced my vw map sensor and i definitely recommend him for any service! I do my best to book Robert for future services!

Ben

40 years of experience
1145 reviews
Ben
40 years of experience
Ford Explorer - Manifold Absolute Pressure Sensor (MAP Sensor) - Houston, Texas
Was on time, no let me correct that, he was always early. Did what he was there for and was done. Highly recommend Ben!!!!
Volkswagen Passat - Manifold Absolute Pressure Sensor (MAP Sensor) - Bellaire, Texas
Ben was great! He was prompt to the appointment and very friendly and knowledgeable. I will definitely be requesting him in the future should I need automotive work done.

Christopher

26 years of experience
267 reviews
Christopher
26 years of experience
Jeep Liberty - Manifold Absolute Pressure Sensor (MAP Sensor) - Largo, Florida
Chris is extremely knowledgeable, professional and patient. He was extremely friendly and did everything as expected and even showed up much earlier then my scheduled appointment! He is a blessing !
Volkswagen Jetta - Manifold Absolute Pressure Sensor (MAP Sensor) - Tampa, Florida
Chris is an expert at what he do, Goes above and beyond. Would recommend anyone to him. Takes time and give you further information of what could resolve the issue. Good person!

Joel

20 years of experience
785 reviews
Joel
20 years of experience
Ram 1500 - Manifold Absolute Pressure Sensor (MAP Sensor) - Jacksonville, Florida
Joel diagnosed the problem with my truck and fixed it quickly. It runs better than when I bought it. Thanks Joel. !!

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