Engine Control Module Replacement Cost

Engine Control Module Replacement Estimate (National Average)

Validated estimate range for national average.

The average cost for a Engine Control Module Replacement is between $444 and $1630. Labor costs are estimated between $44 and $123 while parts are priced between $400 and $1507. Estimate does not include taxes and fees.

Parts & Labor Breakdown
Labor: $44 - $123
Parts: $400 - $1507
Estimate does not include taxes and fees.
Best Practices

Many vehicles have upgradeable software in their PCM, so be sure to check for any Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) that pertain to possible problems with the PCM.

Best Practices

Use an OEM PCM and install the latest software during its replacement

Common Symptoms

Here a few common symptoms that may occur when the PCM is defective:

1. Several unrelated codes are set simultaneously

2. Vehicle may not start and/or run

3. Engine has poor performance without setting any codes

Common Misdiagnoses

A PCM can be replaced when the cause of the vehicle malfunction is due to a defective engine sensor that was overlooked in the initial diagnosis.