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

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Miguel

34 years of experience
258 reviews
Miguel
34 years of experience
Thanks Miguel, will use your services again, if ever needed.
Excellent and quick service! Great communication as well! Thank you!

Colin

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

Duane

24 years of experience
414 reviews
Duane
24 years of experience
The mechanic Duane did an excellent job and was very courteous. I would recommend him to anyone looking for work on their vehicle.

Vytas

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

Nicholas

10 years of experience
412 reviews
Nicholas
10 years of experience
Nick knew exactly what the problem was, how to fix it, and helped walk me through every step. He would keep in communication when it helped to alleviate the issue, and was clearly an expert at the repair itself.

Lucas

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

Blissel

3 years of experience
38 reviews
Blissel
3 years of experience
Blissel came on time and listen to my concerns then as agreed he went to work and before I knew it the job was done, love the idea the they come to you and fix your car so hassle free its great thanks

Michael

15 years of experience
606 reviews
Michael
15 years of experience
He was quick and very knowledgeable.

Joseph

19 years of experience
527 reviews
Joseph
19 years of experience
On time,explained the problem thouroughly in lamen terms.made sure I was completely satisfied with the work that was done before he left.excellent technician

Jason

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


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

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2015 Jeep Compass $197 $116.78 $79.99 12% $224.28
2007 Volkswagen Jetta $608 $495.57 $111.98 5% $646.07
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD $271 $191.49 $79.99 9% $298.99
2015 Cadillac Escalade ESV $217 $136.77 $79.99 11% $244.27
2009 Mercedes-Benz GL320 $295 $150.72 $143.98 14% $344.22
2016 Audi S4 $381 $100.80 $279.96 20% $477.05

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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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