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How much does Throttle/Accelerator Pedal Position 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
2010 Dodge Challenger $214 $133.90 $79.99 11% $241.40
2006 Honda Accord $329 $249.24 $79.99 7% $356.74
2014 Nissan Sentra $227 $147.38 $79.99 10% $254.88
2005 Lexus ES330 $655 $574.98 $79.99 4% $682.48
2012 BMW 328i $395 $314.94 $79.99 6% $422.44
2007 Ford Mustang $309 $229.48 $79.99 8% $336.98

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Throttle/Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor Replacement Service

What is the Throttle/Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor all about?

On older vehicle designs, a simple throttle cable connects the accelerator pedal to the engine and controls the amount of fuel delivered to the engine. However, with fuel injected systems, that has changed. Newer engines now use electronics to control the amount of fuel sent to the engine based on accelerator pedal movement. This is the job of the accelerator pedal position sensor. It’s mounted to the gas pedal, and essentially translates the movement of the pedal (speed and position) into voltage, which tells the car’s computer how much fuel to supply for engine acceleration.

Keep in mind:

  • It’s impossible to check the operation of the accelerator pedal position sensor visually as it requires a voltmeter and an understanding of the proper voltage output range.
  • It’s possible for an accelerator pedal position sensor to operate intermittently.
  • A discrepancy in voltage will put the computer into “limp” mode, which provides significantly reduced power to prevent damage.

How it's done:

  • The throttle pedal position sensor is verified that it needs to be replaced. The throttle trim cover is then removed to access the sensor .
  • The defective throttle pedal position sensor is disconnected and removed.

  • The new throttle pedal position sensor is installed onto the firewall and reconnected.

  • The engine is started and the throttle pedal position sensor is tested for operation. The trim panel is then reinstalled.

  • The vehicle is road tested to ensure proper operation of the throttle pedal position sensor.

Our recommendation:

There is no set service or replacement period for your accelerator pedal position sensor. If you suspect a problem with your accelerator pedal position sensor, have one of our expert mechanics diagnose the system.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Throttle/Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor?

  • Lagging or intermittent acceleration
  • No acceleration
  • Limited power (limp mode)
  • No throttle response in Park or Neutral

How important is this service?

Because the accelerator pedal position sensor tells the car’s computer how quickly you’re depressing the accelerator pedal and controls the supply of fuel to the engine, replacement is very important. While your car will continue to operate even if there is a problem with the sensor, it will do so with limited capacity. Our experienced mechanics will use a voltmeter to determine sensor operation and diagnose the problem accurately. Have a faulty accelerator pedal position sensor replaced immediately.

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Number of Reviews

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Tom

42 years of experience
26 reviews
Tom
42 years of experience
Chevrolet Tahoe - Throttle/Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor - Sandy, Texas
Tom was great! I'd had a couple positive experiences with another mechanic through YourMechanic but schedules wouldn't work this time. Tom showed up, checked things out...I'd bought 2 different parts for the job because I couldn't tell them apart (they had different part numbers, though). Tom took the time to call the auto parts shop, talk it through, and determined the better part happened to also be the one that cost me 1/2 of what the other part did. He worked quickly, professionally, and now I'm driving without the worries of the problem we'd been having beforehand.

David

9 years of experience
158 reviews
David
9 years of experience
Chevrolet Equinox - Throttle/Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor - Independence, Missouri
David was out in the early morning cold air but it didn’t affect his ability to complete a good job thank you so much for your service

Kiri

18 years of experience
372 reviews
Kiri
18 years of experience
Ford Five Hundred - Throttle/Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor - Audubon, New Jersey
OMGosh what can be said except this is a remarkable man and mechanic. I asked questions, he listened and answered in a way that I would understand. I started with what the issue has been and he listened to me and acknowledged what I was saying. Respectable man and mechanic who was thorough in what he was doing for me and the car. I will always request Kiri !!!!!! My time spent with him was enjoyable. Thank You Kiri

Sam

13 years of experience
122 reviews
Sam
13 years of experience
Honda Accord - Throttle/Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
My appointment with Sam was great! It was so convenient for him to come to my home. He was very polite and professional when he called and asked if he could come a little early which worked out perfectly. Fixed the problem with my car and explained what he had done. It was an awesome experience! I will be using YourMechanic Services in the future. Thank you Sam!

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