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How much does Intake Manifold Runner Control 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.

Intake Manifold Runner Control Replacement pricing for various cars

CarsEstimateParts CostLabor CostSavingsAverage Dealer Price
2007 Dodge Magnum$370$217.62$151.985%$389.62
2007 Honda CR-V$260$165.50$94.994%$273.00
2010 Volkswagen GTI$535$230.67$303.966%$574.67
2006 Mercedes-Benz E500$733$476.88$256.474%$767.13
2008 Mercedes-Benz ML350$533$295.17$237.475%$563.92
2007 Chevrolet Corvette$249$77.53$170.988%$271.03

Intake Manifold Runner Control Replacement Service

What is the Intake Manifold Runner Control all about?

Your engine needs air in order to combust fuel, and varying amounts depending on the speed and driving condition. Older cars relied on nothing more than a basic air intake that pulled fresh air in through the filter and delivered it to the intake manifold. However, newer cars have the means of adjusting the flow of air through the intake in relation to driving conditions. These vehicles are equipped with intake manifold runner control modules, which are vacuum solenoids that operate a butterfly valve in the intake. During slower driving when the need for air is less, the butterfly stays closed. However, in aggressive driving situations, the butterfly opens and increases the amount of air sent to the intake. The computer compensates for this by adjusting the fuel mixture, and the result is an increase in performance.

Keep in mind:

  • The intake manifold runner control is not inspected during normal maintenance.
  • Both open and closed positions can cause damage to the engine.

How it's done:

  • The engine trim cover is removed from the top of the engine
  • The defective intake manifold runner control is removed
  • The new intake manifold runner control is installed
  • The engine trim covers are reinstalled
  • The engine is scanned and tested for proper operation

Our recommendation:

If the butterfly fails to open or close (sticks in one position or the other), the engine can sustain damage through either lean or rich running conditions. We recommend having the condition diagnosed by one of our expert mechanics.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Intake Manifold Runner Control?

  • Reduced engine performance output
  • Increased fuel consumption
  • Check Engine light is on

How important is this service?

Considering the fact that a malfunctioning intake manifold runner control could cause both lean and rich operation, it’s important to have the controller’s operation checked. This will require our expert mechanics to retrieve the diagnostic codes via the OBDII connector and test the controller for operation. We recommend having this service performed immediately.


Recent Intake Manifold Runner Control Replacement reviews

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Christopher

27 years of experience
347 reviews
Christopher
27 years of experience
Hyundai Sonata L4-2.4L - Intake Manifold Runner Control Replacement - West Boylston, Massachusetts
Christopher was great! He was on time, explained exactly what he was doing and completed the job quickly. I had never heard of this service before but will now be a customer. I enjoy the convenience of having a mechanic come to me and having the issue with my car addressed quickly and as quoted. Thank you!

Mazyar

8 years of experience
468 reviews
Mazyar
8 years of experience
Kia Optima L4-2.4L - Intake Manifold Runner Control - Decatur, Georgia
Mr. Mazyar was very professional. He contacted me the day before and day of the service. He arrived early and now my car runs great. Since I don't trust my local Kia dealer to so called fix my car anymore, I was looking for a way to find a great mechanic. I came across this site on Facebook. I was a skeptic at first, but now I am very glad I used this site and service and I will be doing so for my future car services.

Joe

43 years of experience
821 reviews
Joe
43 years of experience
Mazda 3 L4-2.0L - Intake Manifold Runner Control - Tampa, Florida
Joe is very friendly and knowledgeable. He was on time and communicative, I'd gladly work with Joe again. Thanks so much!

Peter

25 years of experience
519 reviews
Peter
25 years of experience
Volkswagen Jetta L4-2.0L Turbo Diesel - Intake Manifold Runner Control - Simi Valley, California
He done it within 15 minutes for replacing Intake Manifold Runner Control part and running good as new. He is a great service and good experience. I recommend him to do the service.

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