Transmission Position Sensor Replacement at your home or office in Garrett Park.

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Miguel

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

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!

Jerimiah

19 years of experience
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19 years of experience
The best auto repair experence i ever had. Jerimiah was the best.

Joseph

33 years of experience
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Joseph
33 years of experience
Very knowledgeable. Great experience,

Patrick

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

Mathew

24 years of experience
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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.

Allen

36 years of experience
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Allen
36 years of experience
Excellent Mechanic, very satisfied with his service and professionalism

Cornelius

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

david

12 years of experience
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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.

Colin

27 years of experience
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Colin was a pleasure to work with! Very knowledgeable.


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

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2007 Volvo V70 $429 $316.77 $111.98 8% $467.27
2006 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 $336 $256.29 $79.99 7% $363.79
2013 Toyota Avalon $386 $306.43 $79.99 6% $413.93
2008 Audi Q7 $232 $119.98 $111.98 14% $270.48
2013 Lincoln MKT $283 $139.18 $143.98 14% $332.68
2015 Audi S8 $402 $289.77 $111.98 8% $440.27

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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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