Many components of your car need to be regularly serviced and maintained to provide many years of safe and reliable operation of your vehicle. Select one of the vehicle components from the list below to learn more about maintenance procedures and their average prices for consumers.


ABS Control Module Replacement Cost
The ABS controller is responsible for monitoring the rotation of the wheels. Like any electronic system, it can go out after some time, and if you need to have it replaced, then you should have an idea of how much it will cost. That way, you are less...
AC Accumulator Replacement Cost
The AC Accumulator is one of those car parts you probably won’t see anything wrong with by making a cursory inspection of your vehicle. That’s because it is in a sealed system, so you can only see it by opening up part of your AC system. You are more lik...
AC Compressor Replacement Cost
Issues with the AC unit can be one of the more expensive repairs you'll need to make to your car, depending on what the exact issue is. One of the most common issues is with the AC compressor, which works at the heart of the air conditioning unit and...
AC Condenser Replacement Cost
The AC condenser takes the AC gas and converts it to a liquid form by cooling it down. This creates the refrigerant that the AC system needs to operate properly. Once this component begins to malfunction, the entire AC state will stop working the way...
AC Evaporator Replacement Cost
Your AC evaporator is one of several parts of the AC system that helps keep the system from producing warm air. More specifically, it takes hot air and turns it into cold air in a sort of heat exchange.If your evaporator needs to be replaced, then...
AC Fan Replacement Cost
As the AC condenser in your car converts refrigerant from a gas to a liquid state, it puts out a lot of heat. This heat could damage the AC unit if it were not for the cooling fan. Now, once that fan stops working the way it should, your AC system is...
AC Recharge Cost
If your car’s AC system starts running low on refrigerant, it may need a recharge. This isn’t a costly repair, and it likely won’t need to be done before you hit the 100,000-mile mark, but anyone who has had a car for a few years will need this done ...
Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor Replacement Cost
Most modern cars have a sensor known as the accelerator pedal position sensor which tells the computer in the car how much fuel to send to the engine. With every press of the pedal, this sensor is working and relegating fuel supply, making sure that the...
Air Intake Temperature Sensor Replacement Cost
The air intake temperature sensor measures how hot or cold the incoming air is and then adjusts the air intake of the engine to compensate. Your engine needs the right amount of air to function properly and to produce the proper combustion for efficient...
Wheel Alignment Cost
Having an alignment performed is a key component of automotive maintenance. This will directly impact the longevity and performance of your tires. Additionally, it can greatly improve the response and feel of driving your car, giving it a smooth and sa...
Alternator Replacement Cost
The alternator is an essential part of the engine, powering the battery and helping to keep the electrical system functioning properly. If your alternator fails and needs repaired or replaced, you won’t be able to start the engine . If you suspect there m...
Antifreeze Leak Repair Cost
If your radiator is leaking coolant, it’s a serious problem that needs to be dealt with right away. For those hoping that a simple patch job will do the trick, you will probably be disappointed. In fact, it can take hours to make the repair, if it is s...
Axle Repair Cost
Your car’s axle shaft may be called the half shaft or CV axle, and it connects the wheels and the transmission. They allow the wheels to rotate, so you can imagine the problems you might have once one of your axles goes out. Maybe it's just a crack, o...
Ball Joint Replacement Cost
The ball joint allows the wheels and suspension of the car to move. As a small socket joint, it permits movement and it needs to be functioning properly for much of the car to operate like it should. Once this small part starts to rust, wear out or otherwise...
Belt Tensioner Replacement Cost
The belt near the front of your engine allows a lot of moving parts to work together. The tensioner keeps that belt taut, ensuring that all the parts are kept moving like they should be while the vehicle is in operation. If the tensioner goes out, then...
Blend Door Actuator Replacement Cost
Your car likely has a heater core where warm air is produced. When you want warm air, then air in the vents is directed to the heater core. When you want cool air, the air is directed away from the heater core. The blend door actuator is responsible for...
Blower Motor Replacement Cost
The blower motor has two main functions- to blow hot air out the vents and to circulate air inside the car. It is essential to the operation of your car’s heating and cooling system. Once it starts to fail, your AC isn’t going to work like it should.You wil...
Body Control Module Repair Cost
Your car’s primary control system is governed by the body control module. It may not control the steering or fuel usage of the car, but a lot of smaller processes that the car performs are all handled by this module. Automated systems like door locks, w...
Brake Booster Replacement Cost
Your car’s brake booster allows you step on the pedal lightly to create a lot of power to stop or slow your car. That means that you don’t have to do much to get your powerful, very heavy vehicle to come to a stop. It’s the booster that is sending addit...
Drum Brake Replacement Cost
Drum brakes are imperative to slowing down and stopping vehicles in older automobiles.  Brake drums have been replaced by rotors on most cars built after 1998, but can still be found on the road today in older designs. They work in a similar fashion b...
Brake Fluid Flush Cost Guide
Your brakes are one of the most important components of your car. If they don’t work like they should, then your next drive could end in tragedy. It is essential that you take good care of your brakes and that they receive regular maintenance.A b...
Brake Line Repair Cost
Your brake line helps your entire braking system to function properly, and once it goes out, you are going to have some serious problems. You may not be able to brake very well, or at all, and you need to get it fixed right away.You will pay somewhere...
Brake Pads Replacement Cost
The brake system is one of the most important components of your car, and a properly working system will greatly improve your ability to bring the car to a stop quickly. This will ensure the safety of your vehicle's operation, keeping your passengers ...
Brake Pedal Switch Replacement Cost
The brake pedal switch or brake light switch indicates whether the brake pedal is being used. This is most important then starting the car, as the car won’t be able to be placed into a different gear while the light is off. You have to keep the brake d...
Bumper Replacement Cost Guide
The majority of vehicles are manufactured with a bumper, for both practical and cosmetic purposes. Bumpers very often unfortunately, get damaged during the process of protecting the rest of the vehicle. in many cases they can be patched up and repaired,...
Cabin Air Filter Replacement Cost
Your air filter keeps the air in the car clean, pulling dust, dirt and other irritants and pollutants out of the air. It makes the car’s environment breathable while allowing cool or warm air to flow through easily. When it’s dirty or damaged, you nee...
Camshaft Position Actuator Replacement Cost
Your camshaft’s actuator is a small device placed on the end of the engine and on the camshaft, itself. Its job is to change up the timing of the camshaft as it turns. It may cause it to open or close to get it in synch with the rest of the engine.Replacing t...
Camshaft Position Sensor Replacement Cost
The camshaft within the engine spins when the engine is activated, and the camshaft position sensor continuously monitors where the camshaft is. This information is relayed to the car's computer to let it know that there are no engine errors. Once the...
Canister Purge Valve Replacement Cost
The job of the canister purge valve is to handle excess fuel vapors. Occasionally, it will cycle them back into the engine to become part of the combustion process. This component may be controlled electronically or with a vacuum.To have your canister...
Car Battery Replacement Cost Guide
In the most simple of terms, a car’s battery is what provides it with electrical power. Without electrical power your car won’t run at all, so it is an extremely important component that must be kept in good working order, just as with all the other par...
Car Window Replacement Cost
Every car needs to have windows. These consist of the windshield, side windows and a rear window. Some cars also have a glass panelled roof. Side windows can be fixed into position, but more often than not the window can be raised or lowered via a push...
Catalytic Converter Replacement Cost 
The catalytic converter is going to be fairly expensive to replace. In older cars, those made before 1981, the cost can range between $100 and $600. Obviously, the kind of car you have and the complexity of replacing the converter are going to increase...
Clutch Cable Replacement Cost
The clutch cable works with two clutch levers to make it easy to press the clutch. Without this cable, you would have a lot of trouble getting the clutch to operate as it should, and we want to tell you a bit about the cost and process for replacing the...
Clutch Replacement Cost
The clutch is one of the most vital parts of your car . When it finally stops working properly, though, it makes the car difficult or impossible to drive! If you want to know how the clutch works, what makes it so important and how you can adjust it yourself,...
Clutch Replacement Cost
The clutch is one of the most vital parts of your car . When it finally stops working properly, though, it makes the car difficult or impossible to drive! If you want to know how the clutch works, what makes it so important and how you can adjust it yourself,...
Clutch Disc Replacement Cost
sThere is a friction disc between the flywheel and the clutch pressure plate called the clutch disc, and it is squeezed whenever the clutch is engaged. When that happens, the engine power is sent to the manual transmission. Your car’s clutch disc is m...
Clutch Fan Replacement Cost
The clutch fan is responsible for controlling the speeds of the cooling fan on the radiator. As the engine gets hotter, the cooling fan has to blow more rapidly, and when the clutch fan stops working as it should, the radiator and engine can overheat.For...
Clutch Pressure Plate Replacement Cost
The pressure plate is part of the clutch, and it can throw off the entire clutch if it fails. Expect to pay $90-$400 for the replacement of all clutch parts that tend to go out at once, including the pressure plate, the throwout bearing, and the clutch...
Clutch Release Bearing Replacement Cost
The clutch release is an essential part of the clutch in your car. It is also called the throw-out bearing, and it spins in tandem with the pressure plate when the clutch is pushed down. It allows for a smooth cooperation of the clutch and went it goes,...
Clutch Slave Cylinder Replacement Cost
The clutch slave cylinder is attached to the clutch by a series of hoses, and it holds the brake fluid. When the brake pedal is pushed, the slave cylinder releases brake fluid. If that cylinder starts to fail, your car will need to have repairs, and they...
CMP Sensor Replacement Cost
The CMP (camshaft position) sensor tells the car’s computer what position camshaft is in. If it is not where it is supposed to be, a warning light should go in in the car’s dashboard. Once the sensor fails, though, that may not happen, and the engine cou...
Control Arm Bushing Replacement Cost
Your car’s suspension is connected to the frame of the car through the control arm bushing. This is usually located on the front of the car, and the bushing can wear out over time or bend during an accident.To get the control arm bushing replaced, y...
Control Arm Replacement Cost
The control arm on your car is a crucial component of the steering and suspension system , and it's important that it's kept in good working order. They are susceptible to wear and tear, as it's constantly in use as you drive your vehicle. The control...
Coolant Flush Cost Guide
The average cost for a coolant flush is between $71 and $115 for the parts and labor on this relatively short job. The parts will only be a fraction of that cost, running somewhere between $15 and $30 for a coolant flush .While these are averages,...
Coolant Leak Repair Cost
The coolant in your car helps to maintain the engine’s temperature. Without the coolant, your engine can overheat and become damaged or stop working.In most cases, this is a quick and inexpensive fix. Expect to pay about $100 for coolant leak repair, a...
Coolant Reservoir Replacement Cost
The coolant reservoir is where excess engine coolant resides. It is pumped into the engine as needed, but once it malfunctions, it can cause a number of problems for the engine and your car in general.On average, it costs about $130 to replace the...
Coolant Temperature Sensor Replacement Cost
Your car relies on the coolant sensor to tell it if the coolant is getting too hot, and it relays that information to you on the temperature gauge inside your car. Coolant is necessary to keep the engine from overheating during combustion, so when that...
Cooling Fan Relay Replacement Cost
Your engine’s cooling fan helps keep the coolant in the engine at the right temperature. It’s activated by the relay, which follows a set of protocols based on information given to it by the powertrain control module. So, when the cooling fan relay sto...
Crankshaft Position Sensor Replacement Cost
The crankshaft position sensor tells the car’s onboard computer what position the crankshaft is in. That crankshaft is required for turning the wheels and essentially making the car move. So, if the car doesn’t know the piston of the crankshaft, it can...
Crankshaft Replacement Cost
The crankshaft works in conjunction with the engine to move the car. It gets its power from the car, then turns to allow the wheels to turn. In other words, without the crankshaft working properly, your car isn’t going to go very far.If you need t...
CV Axle Replacement Cost
Generally speaking, the CV Axel replacement cost will be between $501 - $1686 . If you are not mechanically minded and have to get it done by a mechanic it is probably worth replacing both of the axles on the side that is damaged and replacing the entire p...
CV Joint Replacement Cost
The CV joint in the axle shaft works to connect the wheels of your car to the gears, and typically only fails through a lack of lubrication or through excessive wear and tear. The most common reason for CV joint failure is a lack of lubrication, which...
Differential Fluid Change Cost
Differential fluid protects the gears in your car, keeping them from wearing down due to friction as they move against one another. So, once that gear fluid is gone or is dirty, it’s not going to be as effective. When that happens, it may be time to c...
Drive Belt Replacement Cost
There are a few drive belts or serpentine belts in your car, and they can be responsible for running different components, such as the power steering pump, the air conditioning compressor or the alternator. The crankshaft provides power to these parts,...
Drive Shaft Repair Cost
As your engine creates the power for the car, the drive shaft transmits that power as torque onto either the front, rear or both the front and rear, depending on the kind of car you have. Let’s talk about what happens when that drive shaft stops working p...
ECT Sensor Replacement Cost
The engine coolant temperature sensor (ECT) identifies how hot or cold the coolant in the engine is. When it’s too hot, it sends signals to the coolant fans to lower the temperature. If the sensor is no longer working, then those signals will never b...
EGR Cooler Replacement Cost
The EGR (engine gas recirculation) cooler is responsible for cooling down exhaust gases and recirculating them into the engine to allow for safe combustion. This helps your car save gas and reuse that gas in a safe manner. This cooler can break down over...
EGR Solenoid Replacement Cost
The EGR (exhaust gas recirculation) solenoid or valve lowers the temperature of combustion by recirculating gas back into the engine. This reduces the pollutants your car creates, and it’s essential in modern cars tot eh engine to run properly.To h...
EGR Valve Cost
With increasing regulations on car emissions as governments look to meet the various green targets, there have been a number of changes made to the way pollution from cars is dealt with. The EGR valve is one of these additions, helping keep emissions ...
Electronic Throttle Control Replacement Cost
The electronic throttle controller works with your throttle and pedals to create more power when you press down on the gas pedal. It’s a complicated system of electronic signals that allows your pedal presses to be interpreted as a specific amount of p...
EVAP System Repair Cost
The fuel evaporative system (EVAP) controls emission by housing vapors from evaporated fuel and sending them back to the fuel tank to be reused.The cost for EVAP system repair ranges between $200 and $560. The labor alone will cost somewhere between...
Exhaust Leak Repair Cost
Exhaust leak repair should take anywhere from two to three hours to complete. In some cars, it may take a lot less time, while others are going to take more. It just depends on how difficult it is to get to the exhaust manifold. Expect to pay anywhere...
Exhaust Manifold Repair Cost
Between the catalytic converter and the engine cylinder is the exhaust manifold. Its job is to take in exhaust gas as it is exiting the cylinder head. This happens every time the engine is running, and the manifold exhaust saves you on gas and reduces...
Freon Replacement Cost
Freon is one of the core components in the air conditioning systems of many older cars, and will need to be replaced on a regular basis to keep the AC functioning properly.Freon replacements costs between $187 - $261 at most garages, with the freon ...
Front Wheel Bearing Replacement Cost
The wheel bearings on your vehicle assist in steering, helping the vehicle to control better. Once they start to wear down or become damaged, they may make a lot of noise, and that will just get louder and louder until you replace them.You will pay...
Fuel Filter Replacement Cost
The fuel filter works to remove any unwanted debris from the fuel line to help prevent it causing damage elsewhere in the engine. Fuel filters will generally need replaced once a year for most drivers, but those with high monthly mileage may need to replace...
Fuel Injector Replacement Cost
Your engine needs different amounts of fuel for each engine cycle, so as fuel enters the engine, fuel injectors ensure that the right amount goes into each cycle. The injector works on the same principle as a spray bottle, but it is controlled electronically...
Fuel Pressure Sensor Replacement Cost
The fuel pressure sensor tells the car’s computer how much pressure the fuel tank is experiencing, and more specifically if it is changing. This helps your car alert you to problems with vapor emissions and control fuel usage. Over time, this sensor m...
Fuel Pump Replacement Cost
The fuel pump is an important component in any vehicle, and forms an integral part of the engine. The task it performs is a fairly straightforward one  by carrying the fuel from the fuel tank to the engine. Without a properly functioning fuel pump, the ...
Fuel System Cleaning Cost
From time to time, your fuel system may need some cleaning done. It can get clogged up and become dirty over time, and having a fuel system cleaning done can provide some benefits. We’re going look at what you can expect from this cleaning service and w...
Head Gasket Repair Cost
The head gasket is essential for keeping fluids out of the engine. It ensures nothing seeps into the engine, and at the same time it makes certain that nothing is leaking out of the engine, such as coolant or hot gases.Repairing a blown head gasket...
Heater Fan Replacement Cost
The job of the heater fan is to push cold or warm air through the vents when the air condition or heating is on in the car. Essentially, you need this fan to ensure that air reaches you and your passengers effectively. Over time and after much use, it...
Heater Hose Replacement Cost
There are two heater hoses, but both are used for carrying coolant between the engine and the heater core. One of the hoses is an inlet hose, and the other is an outlet hose. If either hose is cracked or otherwise damaged, you’ll have to get it replaced.You w...
Hub Assembly Replacement Cost
The wheel hub assembly is what holds the wheels in place. It helps with turning, assists the ABS and even boosts fuel efficiency. Over time, excessive wear on the wheel assembly will cause it to break down and wear out. We’ll show you what it costs t...
IAC Valve Replacement Cost
The idle air control valve (or IAC) helps to regulate the amount of stress placed on the engine, ensuring it is not overworked. This valve counters the strain on the engine that occurs when the air conditioning is turned on or when lights are activated....
Ignition Cylinder Replacement Cost
Your car’s ignition cylinder is responsible for getting the car to start when you turn the key. It is also often connected to antitheft devices in the car, making it difficult for people to steal your vehicle. With repeated use, the cylinder can wear o...
Ignition Switch Replacement Cost
The ignition switch allows the vehicle to turn on and activates the engine when you turn the key. It also works in conjunction with a lot of other systems, allowing them to activate and be operated once the car starts. A lot of what your car does is tied...
Injector Pump Replacement Cost
The injector pump sends fuel to the cylinders and ensures that the engine gets enough fuel at different stages of the cylinder cycle. It is operated by a shaft that turns in time with the engine to ensure proper timing of all fuel injections. Once that...
Intake Air Temperature Sensor Replacement Cost
Your car’s engine is pumped air regularly to keep the engine and its coolant at the right temperature. The intake air temperature sensor tells the engine how much the air needs to be cooled or warmed. That sensor may fail over time, and that can cause y...
Intake Manifold Repair Cost
Your intake manifold helps to distribute air and sometimes fuel throughout the car. It prevents unwanted air from entering the engine and works with the engine to keep things running smoothly. We are going to look at what you can expect when the manifold...
Knock Sensor Replacement Cost
When your engine vibrates, a sensor relays to the car’s computer how large that vibration was. If it is large enough to be considered a knock, then the knock sensor will indicate that there is an engine problem, usually by lighting up the check engine i...
Lower Ball Joint Replacement Cost
The bearing knuckle known as the lower ball joint provides support to the steering column and steering wheel. Working with the wheel assembly, they allow the suspension to move freely as you turn the vehicle. Over time, this component can wear out or...
Lower Control Arm Bushing Replacement Cost
Your car’s control arm helps to absorb the road and prevent the ride from feeling bumpy. Without that control arm, your ride would feel like traveling in a hay wagon, and you would bounce up and down. The bushing allows the lower control arm to move e...
Manifold Gasket Replacement Cost
Your car’s manifold gasket helps to keep the manifold sealed and prevent leaks or other problems that could affect the engine.The gasket blowing or otherwise being damaged is the most common type of manifold problem, and it will cost you anywhere f...
Manual Transmission Replacement Cost
The transmission is the most important part of the car and the most expensive part to replace. The transmission’s job is to shift gears and control torque for the vehicle. Once the transmission starts to experience problems, you should know that you a...
MAP Sensor Replacement Cost
You manifold helps control air pressure in the engine, and the MAP sensor, or manifold absolute pressure sensor, tells the car’s computer how much pressure has built up inside the manifold, which allows the computer to tell the manifold when to release p...
Mass Air Flow Sensor Replacement Cost
Air is always passing through your engine, and the mass air flow sensor tells the car’s computer how much air is moving through there. That information can be relayed as trouble codes or can activate an indicator light on the dashboard if a problem i...
Brake Master Cylinder Cost
As one of the main parts of the braking system, the master cylinder is essential to ensure your car is safe to drive and that your brakes respond as you expect them to. It’s usually far easier to have it fully replaced rather than repaired, from both a...
Motor Mount Replacement Costs
sAn engine mount works to secure the engine and the transmission to the frame of the car, and it's also designed to help absorb any shocks and vibrations to ensure the driver is not aware of any engine movement.Usually, motor mounts replacement c...
Muffler Replacement Cost Guide
The majority of car engines would produce significantly more noise if it wasn't for the muffler. It's a carefully designed part which works to reduce the amount of noise from the exhaust system , and if there's an issue with the part you'll notice a substantial...
O2 Sensor Replacement Cost
The O2 sensor (also known as the oxygen sensor) is one of the key components in helping your car run efficiently. A faulty sensor can cause poor fuel consumption and can potentially cause serious damage to the engine , so the O2 sensor replacement cost...
Oil Change Cost Guide
Having fresh, clean oil in your engine is vital if you want it to run well and last a long time.Changing the oil is one of the most common repairs out there, and an engine oil change costs between $27 - $87 at the vast majority of garages . It's...
Oil Leak Repair Cost
An oil leak means that there is oil getting all over the inside of your engine or that your oil reserves are empty or both. Any of these is a bad situation for you and your vehicle, and you need to have this problem taken care of as soon as you notice...
Oil Pan Gasket Replacement Cost
The cost is going to vary, depending on both the kind of car you have (as different manufacturers charge differing amounts for various parts) and the mechanic you go to for repairs . Going to a dealership will almost always be your most expensive option,...
Oil Pressure Sensor Replacement Cost
Your engine has pressurized oil inside it, and the oil pressure sensor tells the car’s computer how much oil is in there all the time. This lets the computer know when to light up the low engine oil indicator so that you’ll refill the oil as necessary.If the...
Power Steering Hose Replacement Cost
Most power steering systems have two hoses that carry fluid to the steering wheel. These are high pressure and low-pressure hoses, and when they fail, your power steering will fail as well.To replace your car’s power steering hose, you will pay b...
Power Steering Pump Replacement Cost
Most of the time, replacing your power steering pump will only take a little over an hour to do. Expect to pay between $100 - $250 or so for labor costs on this job. The parts are where you will really have to pay out though. You will pay anywhere from ...
Powertrain Control Module Replacement Cost
Your car’s onboard control system is known as the powertrain control module, and it operates a lot of the systems in your car. It tells them when to activate and when to use lower power modes or when to shut off. Without this system working on top form, y...
Pressure Control Solenoid Replacement Cost
Most modern transmissions are automatic, and they change gears using hydraulic fluid. When the gear changes, the car’s computer will turn on the transmission solenoid, also known as a pressure control solenoid. We’re going to look at what happens whe...
Purge Valve Replacement Cost
The purge valve or canister valve recycles gas fumes back into the engine when they are required. This saves on fuel and ensures that the vehicle is not wasting gas. It also prevents the car from overheating or trying to push too much gas fumes through...
Rack and Pinion Replacement Cost
Rack and pinion steering is used on the vast majority of modern cars, as it's a practical and straightforward way to make turning the wheels easier. It's a complex mechanism, however, and if there's a major fault then the chances are it will need replaced...
Radiator Flush Cost
The coolant in the radiator in the car has the important task of keeping the engine cool and preventing overheating, which can cause severe damage. Over time, small amounts of dirt and debris can clog up the system which circulates the coolant , reducing...
Radiator Hose Replacement Cost
Your radiator hose carries radiator fluid through your vehicle, ensuring the car stays cool and doesn’t overheat. In time, the hoses may degrade and need replacing.The cost for a new radiator hose is about $235. The labor should be about $135, while p...
Radiator Replacement Cost
Replacing the radiator in your car is usually only necessary when the radiator is beyond repair. While some parts of the engine are better replaced than repaired , the radiator can usually be patched up by a skilled mechanic, thanks to the simple internal...
Rear Defroster Repair Cost
Your car’s rear defroster helps to warm up the windows so that the frost, ice, and snow on the back of the car de-ices and melts off. Not all cars have a rear windshield wiper, so the defroster can come in very handy when you don’t have time to scrub the...
Rear Differential Replacement Cost
Every vehicle has either a front or rear differential, and some vehicles will have both of them. 4-Wheel drives are a good example of one with both differentials. This component allows the car to turn in different directions, so you can imagine there...
Rear Main Seal Replacement Cost
On the end of your car’s crankshaft is a mechanical seal. This seal ensures that engine oil does not leak out. If it starts to crack or otherwise malfunction, you will be left with an oil leak.You will pay between $650 and $850 for this replacement. T...
Remote Starter Installation Cost
Remote starters have gained popularity over the past few years, particularly in the afterparts market. They're a handy way of warming the car up before you get in, and they're fast become a standard feature in most modern vehicles.If your car doesn't...
Secondary Air Injection System Replacement Cost
All cars are required to have secondary air injection systems, which make exhaust emissions cleaner and help to combust more harmful gases. If your secondary air system fails, then replacing it will cost you between $270-$390. The labor should run you...
Shift Solenoid Replacement Cost
To change gears, your vehicle likely uses pressurized hydraulic fluid. This fluid is sent to the appropriate location by the shift solenoid, which is activated every time you change gears on your vehicle. If you are having trouble changing gears, it may...
Side Mirror Replacement Costs
One of the more commonly damaged car parts is the side mirror. You drive too close to a parked vehicle or don’t quite miss a speeding vehicle and your mirror is likely the part to get smashed up.Side mirror replacement costs between $139 and $...
Side Mirror Replacement Costs
One of the more commonly damaged car parts is the side mirror. You drive too close to a parked vehicle or don’t quite miss a speeding vehicle and your mirror is likely the part to get smashed up.Side mirror replacement costs between $139 and $...
Side Mirror Replacement Costs
One of the more commonly damaged car parts is the side mirror. You drive too close to a parked vehicle or don’t quite miss a speeding vehicle and your mirror is likely the part to get smashed up.Side mirror replacement costs between $139 and $...
Spark Plugs Cost Guide
Spark plugs are incredibly inexpensive, often costing less than ten dollars apiece. Now you may need to replace several at once, but it still won’t cost very much. The typical amount you will pay for spark plugs is between $16-$100 , while for labor o...
Speed Sensor Replacement Cost
Your speed sensor relays data from the wheels to the braking system (ABS) to tell it how fast the axle is spinning. This ensures that when you use the brakes that you don’t damage the axle or other car parts by applying too much pressure on them. It a...
Car Starter Repair Cost Guide
Is your vehicle not starting up every time you turn the key it? It could be that you need a new starter, or that some part of your starter is failing. This can happen to any car after it has been used for a long time. Parts of the starter can wear down...
Starter Replacement Cost
The starter works with the battery to set the engine in motion when you turn the ignition switch. Without a functioning starter you won't be able to get the engine running, so it's an essential component of your car.Replacing the starter costs between...
Steering Gear Box Replacement Cost
sThe steering gearbox, whether manual or automatic, is used to turn the wheels when the steering wheel is turned. If this component isn't functioning normally, then your car may not operate like it should and may begin to leak power steering fluid.You...
Steering Rack Replacement Cost
The steering rack is what pulls the car’s wheels in the direction that you have turned the steering wheel. This rack and pinion setup can be electronically assisted, hydraulically assisted or not assisted at all. We are going to talk about replacing t...
Steering Shaft Repair Cost
The steering shaft connects to the steering rack and helps to move the wheels when you turn the steering wheel. This may be assisted electronically or hydraulically or not at all, depending on the kind of steering system you have. Once it starts to fail,...
Strut Replacement Cost
The shocks and struts in your car are part of the suspension, and they help protect your engine and the rest of your vehicle from the various bumps in the road. Although you can have individual struts replaces, typically you will find that both struts...
Strut Replacement Cost
The shocks and struts in your car are part of the suspension, and they help protect your engine and the rest of your vehicle from the various bumps in the road. Although you can have individual struts replaces, typically you will find that both struts...
Sway Bar Replacement Cost
The sway bar works with the suspension of the car to keep the vehicle from shifting too much or experiencing too much stress when you drive on rough parts of the road. Every jolt the car experiences is minimized by the sway bar so that the car and its...
Tensioner Pulley Replacement Cost
The tensioner pulley works with the tensioner belt to work the crankshaft and help the various parts of the engine to move. Once that pulley is damaged or loose, then you are going to have some issues with your car’s performance.You will pay somewhere b...
Thermostat Gasket Replacement Cost
The thermostat head gasket stops oil and coolant from leaking out of the engine. It is placed near the engine’s cylinder head and next to the engine block. If the gasket is cracked or otherwise damaged, then it will probably start leaking.It will c...
Thermostat Replacement Cost
Your car’s thermostat moderates the temperature of the engine, ensuring it never gets too hot or too cold. It also regulates coolant flow, allowing the engine to warm up sufficiently before coolant is introduced. Once that thermostat starts to malfunction, y...
Throttle Body Replacement Cost
Your car is only able to run smoothly because the engine gets the right mixture of fuel and air, and the throttle works with the fuel injection system to ensure that the right mixture is there. When the throttle body fails, the engine won’t be able t...
Tie Rod Replacement Cost
For a tie rod replacement, you will generally pay around $70 to $200 for parts and labor . Here’s the breakdown for you. The tie rods don’t take long to replace, so labor is only going to run you between $30 to $100 for most cars . Your car’s make and m...
The Complete Timing Belt Replacement Cost Guide
Automobiles with an overhead cam design implement a belt to orchestrate a perfectly timed sequence of engine operation. This is why it is referred to as the timing belt, and is subject to wear and tear over time, so it will need to be replaced. The ti...
Timing Chain Replacement Cost
While traditionally the timing belt has been preferred to a timing chain, manufacturers have made the switch to using timing chains in the past few years. It’s a more reliable solution which lasts longer, and although it can be a little more expensive u...
Tire Balancing Cost
Balanced tires are vital when it comes to attentive and safe driving. You may need the help of an expert because improper alignment can cause damage to your wheel assembly, bearings, and shocks. Furthermore, the four tires keep you grounded and moving...
Tire Rotation Cost
Rotating the tires on your car is one of the most straightforward maintenance tasks there is, but the importance of doing it should not be understated. It can help your tires last longer, improve the mileage you get and will ensure your car behaves as...
Torque Converter Clutch Solenoid Replacement Cost
The torque converter is placed between the front of the transmission and the rear of the engine. Its job is to send the power and torque from the engine onto the transmission. The torque clutch prevents lockup at high speeds, and the solenoid for that...
Transmission Control Module Replacement Cost
The transmission control module helps the vehicle know when to change gears. It allows for smooth transition from one gear to the next, so when it starts to malfunction, then it can cause you serious problems and make it difficult to operate the vehicle...
Transmission Cooler Lines Replacement Cost
When the transmission fluid becomes too hot, the transmission cooler lines help to lower the temperature. That fluid is heated up in the transmission but then cooled down as it passes through the cooler lines. Once those lines start to malfunction, then...
Transmission Filter Change Cost
sYour transmission takes power from the engine and transfers it to the driveshaft and other components of the car, allowing them to work in tandem and to propel the car where it needs to go. The transmission also changes the gears, and an automatic transmission...
Transmission Fluid Change Cost
The transmission fluid helps keep the transmission lubricated and prevents any damage to the transmission system. Each transmission system is slightly different and there are various types of transmission fluid available, which can influence how much...
Transmission Pan Gasket Replacement Cost
The transmission pan gasket helps to seal in transmission fluid and keep it from leaking everywhere. This will degrade over time and need replacement, and we are going to walk you through replacement process.It can cost anywhere from $200 to $1,500...
Transmission Rebuild Costs
There are few vehicle repairs that are as expensive as rebuilding the transmission. A transmission rebuild costs anywhere from $1,428 to $3,015 , depending on your model of car and where you get it fixed. That vast range comes from the fact that your...
Transmission Solenoid Replacement Cost
The solenoids within the transmission help the transmission to do its job properly. They enable it to transition from one gear to the next automatically as it is fed information by the car’s computer. The solenoids will eventually burn out or otherwise m...
Car Tune Up Cost
The foundation of automotive maintenance is staying on top of your manufacturer's recommended service schedule. These maintenance activities are known as a tune up and can include many different services which are discussed below. This is why the average ...
Universal Joint Replacement Cost
The universal joint is a small joint that allows the shaft to rotate. It keeps the shaft from breaking when the wheels move and permits a wide variety of movement. This hinge allows movement in any direction and permits independent movement between two...
Valve Cover Gasket Replacement Cost
Although the valve cover gasket is a small piece of your car, it is intended to last a long time. It’s made from high quality materials, in most cases, and that means it is going to be a little expensive. For this small piece of rubber, you can expect t...
VCT Solenoid Replacement Cost
The variable cam timing solenoid, or VCT, is a specific term for a VVT, or variable valve timing solenoid. This solenoid is tasked with engaging and disengaging several timing mechanisms in the vehicle, essentially helping keep various moving parts working...
Car Water Pump Replacement Cost
In your car there is a water pump which is made of aluminum and iron and is an important part of keeping your car cool when the engine is running. It has an impeller, that thing that looks like a fan and it circulates water and coolant in your car i...
Wheel Bearing Replacement Cost
A bearing is a set of steel balls which are held together by a metal ring, known as a race. There are various different kinds of braces out there and most cars will be slightly different, but they all perform the same task. A wheel bearing works to...
Window Motor Repair Cost
The window motor is installed on every vehicle that has power windows, and it regulates the windows as they open and close. Over time, this motor can fail on you, and we will show you what you can expect from the repair process.It costs between $240...
Window Regulator Repair Cost
A window regulator is a component that cars with or without power windows will have that lowers and raises the window. It works with the motor, in cars with power windows, to operate them.You are going to pay anywhere from $270 to $370 for window...
Windshield Washer Pump Replacement Cost
Your car’s windshield washer pump sends washer fluid to the front windshield. In some cars, it also pumps fluid to the side or back windows. The pump may crack or leak occasionally, and when that occurs, it is time to get it replaced.It’s going to ...
Windshield Wiper Motor Replacement Cost
It's your windshield wipers motor that pushes the wipers across your windshield when you activate the wipers. Once that motor wears out or is damaged, the wipers won't work as they should. We are going to look at the replacement process for you.You...