Transmission Position Sensor Replacement at your home or office in Blandon.

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4.8/5

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Miguel

34 years of experience
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Miguel
34 years of experience
Great guy knows his stuff
Thanks Miguel, will use your services again, if ever needed.

Colin

26 years of experience
94 reviews
Colin
26 years of experience
super friendly, honest and made sure the job was done right.

Joseph

32 years of experience
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Joseph
32 years of experience
Very knowledgeable. Great experience,

Jason

13 years of experience
15 reviews
Jason
13 years of experience
Great mechanic.. Will request him again

Ricardo

13 years of experience
339 reviews
Ricardo
13 years of experience
Very professional, excellent Mechanic, happy with service.

Cornelius

17 years of experience
85 reviews
Cornelius
17 years of experience
On time. Did a great job

Gilbert

19 years of experience
10 reviews
Gilbert
19 years of experience
He is a experts and knowledgeable

Allen

35 years of experience
471 reviews
Allen
35 years of experience
Excellent Mechanic, very satisfied with his service and professionalism

Michael

13 years of experience
57 reviews
Michael
13 years of experience
I really couldn't ask for any better.

Sam

16 years of experience
115 reviews
Sam
16 years of experience
Excellent


How much does Transmission Position Sensor (Switch) Replacement cost in Blandon?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2007 Volvo S60 $386 $298.08 $87.98 7% $416.33
2011 Ford Taurus $419 $139.18 $279.96 18% $515.43
2014 Chevrolet Impala $1144 $119.98 $1023.87 23% $1495.98
2005 BMW 325i $417 $256.60 $159.98 11% $471.60
2009 BMW Z4 $219 $138.75 $79.99 11% $246.25
2012 Porsche Panamera $293 $101.37 $191.97 18% $359.37

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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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