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Quentin

19 years of experience
20 reviews
Quentin
19 years of experience
Great automotive experience

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

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!

Jason

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

Yoel

9 years of experience
152 reviews
Yoel
9 years of experience
Yoel did a great job. He informed me that the valve cover gasket I had replaced was cracked and that one of the connections to my wiring harness was damaged.

John

20 years of experience
490 reviews
John
20 years of experience
very helpful and courteous

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

Joseph

20 years of experience
546 reviews
Joseph
20 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

Cornelius

18 years of experience
101 reviews
Cornelius
18 years of experience
On time. Did a great job

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.


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

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee $181 $100.77 $79.99 13% $208.27
2010 Ford Flex $379 $139.18 $239.97 17% $461.68
2007 Toyota Camry $381 $292.93 $87.98 7% $411.18
2011 Lexus CT200h $490 $345.57 $143.98 9% $539.07
2010 Audi A8 Quattro $402 $289.77 $111.98 8% $440.27
2009 Porsche 911 $378 $297.69 $79.99 6% $405.19

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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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