Is Throttle Body Expensive

How much does a throttle body cost?

More Vehicle Specific Estimates & Costs

Type of Throttle Body Price as of 06/2017
BAP New $140.00
OEM New $239.00
BAP New $185.00
OEM New $270.00

Is it safe to drive with a bad throttle body?

Is it safe to drive with a bad throttle body? While about throttle body will not stop your vehicle from driving, automotive experts recommend that you continue driving this car because it affects your engine's performance.

Are throttle body repairs expensive?

Depending on the make and model of your vehicle, a throttle body replacement can start around $150 and exceed $1000 in some cases.

How much HP does a throttle body add?

In addition to increasing acceleration performance, larger throttle bodies can also boost overall horsepower. This gives the engine increased power and torque, which may be helpful in situations such as towing. Commonly, adding an aftermarket throttle body can increase engine power by 15 hp to 25 hp.

Can throttle body cause overheating?

Another sign of a bad throttle body temp sensor is problems starting the engine. Regardless, an overheating engine leading to starting problems should be investigated as soon as possible by a certified mechanic.

Will a bad throttle body cause your car to not start?

When a TPS goes bad, then the car's throttle body won't function properly. It could either stay shut or it won't close properly which is a severe issue. If it stays shut then your engine is not going receive air and it won't start.

When should you change your throttle body?

There is no specific mileage requirements and some cars may never need this service. A throttle body usually gets dirty at higher mileage (after 60K-80K miles), mostly in cars that are often driven in stop-and-go city traffic or when oil changes are not done regularly.

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