Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: toyota avensis transmission range sensor p0705 error registered when check engine

asked by on

the transmission range sensor error is detected on and off from the diagnostics, there is no problem is the gear lever shifting but the fuel consumption is high.

My car has 73000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Hi there, thanks for writing in. The trans...

Hi there, thanks for writing in.

The transmission range sensor error on your car is indicating a problem with the transmission range sensor circuit. Reduced fuel economy is a common symptom of this fault. This could be caused by a failed range sensor, bad connection at the sensor or at the computer, or a wiring issue. This should be left to a qualified professional, such as one from YourMechanic, who can accurately diagnose the cause of this fault, ensuring that you aren't replacing unnecessary parts.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Little bit of crankshaft wobble

After watching the video myself, I can say that you have no problems to worry about. The crankshaft is not bent. The wobble is in the front crankshaft pulley. The outer pulley is mounted to the inner hub by rubber...

Q: harm of replacing fuel filter

The fuel filter replacement will never be a bad thing. A clogged filter is worse.

Q: Fuel pump replacement

Hello Kyle. It sounds like the electric pump is getting hot and malfunctioning. I would either replace it with the same pump or go back to the mechanical pump. I prefer the use the mechanical pump on this 1981 Toyota...

Related articles

Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.