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

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Clarissa

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

Mathew

24 years of experience
93 reviews
Mathew
24 years of experience
Excellent Mechanic, very thorough and honest with me. Also informed me info about my car as far as how to do things myself.
He showed up right on time and took his time going thru service and other facets of my vehicle that weren't even being serviced. He went Above and Beyond by helping me with the hood of the car-the latch had broke and he jimmied it where it could open and close after it was in a fender bender-it had Nothing to do with why he was there, but he made sure it was road worthy...We definitely found Our Mechanic in Mathew!

Robert

13 years of experience
10 reviews
Robert
13 years of experience
Explained everything and helped me understand everything that was related to the issue 11/10 would recommend

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.

Horus

11 years of experience
122 reviews
Horus
11 years of experience
Fantastic service! Great beyond all expectations!! I'm never taking a car to the shop again. Thanks, Horus!

Noni

22 years of experience
19 reviews
Noni
22 years of experience
I must say Noni ia a Great mechnaic. Quick, Knowledgeable and Friendly. I would recommend Noni to everyone !!!

Patrick

8 years of experience
48 reviews
Patrick
8 years of experience
Service was quick and made sure the job was done correctly.

Chris

18 years of experience
426 reviews
Chris
18 years of experience
He was very professional: spoke with knowledge and communicated before the appointment really well.

Brikk

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

Fred

17 years of experience
389 reviews
Fred
17 years of experience
Excellent! Highly recommended!


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

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2010 Dodge Avenger $211 $91.18 $119.98 16% $252.43
2013 GMC Sierra 1500 $303 $79.18 $223.97 20% $380.18
2012 GMC Yukon XL 1500 $255 $79.18 $175.97 19% $315.68
2011 Mercedes-Benz R350 $228 $148.29 $79.99 10% $255.79
2010 Mercedes-Benz SL600 $231 $150.72 $79.99 10% $258.22
2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG $231 $150.72 $79.99 10% $258.22

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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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