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

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Miguel

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

Clarissa

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

Brikk

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

Colin

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

Damian

10 years of experience
430 reviews
Damian
10 years of experience
Damian did a good job finding the problem with the car and fixing it.

Patrick

7 years of experience
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Patrick
7 years of experience
Service was quick and made sure the job was done correctly.

Attila

18 years of experience
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Attila
18 years of experience
Showed up exactly on time. Pleasant, friendly. Did the work in a focused quiet manner.

Daniel

10 years of experience
37 reviews
Daniel
10 years of experience
Great service! Excellent mechanic!

Joseph

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

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16 years of experience
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Fred
16 years of experience
Excellent! Highly recommended!


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

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2007 GMC Yukon XL 1500 $187 $99.34 $87.98 13% $217.59
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee $194 $113.73 $79.99 12% $221.23
2007 GMC Savana 2500 $179 $99.34 $79.99 13% $206.84
2013 Lexus GS450h $426 $345.57 $79.99 6% $453.07
2008 Mercedes-Benz ML320 $231 $150.72 $79.99 10% $258.22
2006 Mercedes-Benz E55 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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