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

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Clarissa

27 years of experience
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Clarissa
27 years of experience
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Clarissa was very polite went over and behond very good mechanic I will definitely as for her specifically for future auto repair

Brikk

18 years of experience
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Brikk
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He was on time and professional. He understood to problem and fix it. I will use him again. Thank you

Miguel

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

Michael

16 years of experience
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He was quick and very knowledgeable.

Ricardo

14 years of experience
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Ricardo
14 years of experience
Very professional, excellent Mechanic, happy with service.

Nicholas

11 years of experience
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Nicholas
11 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.

Jeffrey

27 years of experience
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27 years of experience
Great experience. Jeff is very knowledgeable and just an all around great guy.

Gilbert

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

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2012 Nissan Sentra $298 $193.73 $103.98 10% $333.48
2015 Nissan Xterra $190 $46.18 $143.98 20% $239.68
2007 Nissan Armada $228 $83.96 $143.98 17% $277.46
2016 Cadillac CTS $783 $671.46 $111.98 4% $821.96
2013 Cadillac ATS $159 $46.57 $111.98 19% $197.07
2006 Audi S4 $752 $464.20 $287.96 11% $851.20

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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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