Transmission Position Sensor Replacement at your home or office in Black Canyon City.

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Colin

27 years of experience
100 reviews
Colin
27 years of experience
super friendly, honest and made sure the job was done right.
Colin was a pleasure to work with! Very knowledgeable.

Sam

17 years of experience
115 reviews
Sam
17 years of experience
Excellent

Lucas

21 years of experience
864 reviews
Lucas
21 years of experience
Answered all my questions

Damian

11 years of experience
430 reviews
Damian
11 years of experience
Damian did a good job finding the problem with the car and fixing it.

David

18 years of experience
39 reviews
David
18 years of experience
Prompt, thorough and knowledgeable.

Timothy

48 years of experience
201 reviews
Timothy
48 years of experience
Timothy texted and asked if he could come early and showed up when he said he would be here. He got the job done quickly and professionally. Excellent. Will ask for Timothy every time!

david

12 years of experience
13 reviews
david
12 years of experience
David arrived on time and was very knowledgeable and thorough. I was sincerely impressed and will certainly use his services again.

Roberto

12 years of experience
197 reviews
Roberto
12 years of experience
He showed up as expected even in the rain. I thought he would cancel but he didn’t. Overall I’m satisfied with the work he did.

Vytas

8 years of experience
62 reviews
Vytas
8 years of experience
Very fast, great communication. Explained other problems he found to me

Miguel

35 years of experience
258 reviews
Miguel
35 years of experience
Thanks Miguel, will use your services again, if ever needed.


How much does Transmission Position Sensor (Switch) Replacement cost in Black Canyon City?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in Black Canyon City. Our mechanics in Black Canyon City 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 in Black Canyon City.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2009 Volvo S80 $397 $316.77 $79.99 6% $424.27
2012 Ram 3500 $236 $155.85 $79.99 10% $263.35
2007 Chevrolet Colorado $279 $191.49 $87.98 9% $309.74
2014 Acura TL $213 $100.77 $111.98 15% $251.27
2006 Lexus LS430 $440 $328.11 $111.98 8% $478.61
2015 Audi S7 $402 $289.77 $111.98 8% $440.27

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Transmission Position Sensor (Switch) Replacement Service

What is the Transmission Position Sensor (Switch) all about?

Vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission are designed to start only in park or neutral gears. If a vehicle is able to start in reverse or drive gears, it can unintentionally move, causing damage to property or injuries to occupants or bystanders. For this reason, automakers have developed a safety shutdown called a transmission position sensor or range sensor that cuts the power to the starter control circuit if the vehicle is not in park or neutral. This sensor or switch is typically mounted on the side of the transmission and screws into the body of the transmission to detect in which gear the transmission is engaged. If the driver attempts to start the vehicle when the transmission is engaged in a gear other than park or neutral, power is not distributed to the starter circuit. The vehicle will not crank, preventing unintentional vehicle movement. If the transmission position sensor, or range sensor fails, the vehicle may be able to start while engaged in a drive gear.

Keep in mind:

  • Symptoms related to the transmission position sensor mimic those of other common problems.
  • Professional mechanics need to diagnose the symptoms for accurate repair.
  • The transmission position sensor is also commonly referred to as a transmission range sensor.

How it's done:

  • The faulty transmission position sensor switch is identified
  • The vehicle is lifted and supported on jack stands
  • The defective transmission position sensor switch is then removed
  • The new transmission position sensor switch is installed and the vehicle taken off the jack stands
  • The repair is verified and the vehicle is road tested for proper operation

Our recommendation:

While the transmission position sensor is does not require any routine service, as an electronic part, it can fail. If your automatic transmission-equipped vehicle is able to start in a gear other than park or neutral, or if your vehicle will not start when in park or neutral, you may need to replace the transmission position sensor.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Transmission Position Sensor (Switch)?

  • Engine will not start at all
  • Engine will only start in neutral gear, not in park
  • Engine will start in engaged in drive or reverse gear

How important is this service?

If your vehicle is able to start in gear, there is potential to cause injury to people or damage to property. If the range sensor fails, have it replaced immediately.

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