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

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YourMechanic Transmission Position Sensor (Switch) Replacement Service

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4.8/5

Number of Reviews

51

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Clarissa

26 years of experience
193 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

Cornelius

17 years of experience
90 reviews
Cornelius
17 years of experience
On time. Did a great job

Noni

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

Michael

13 years of experience
57 reviews
Michael
13 years of experience
I really couldn't ask for any better.

Maxwell

17 years of experience
390 reviews
Maxwell
17 years of experience
Very professional, describes the issue and what is needed to fix. Explains how system operates, neat and tidy, convenient and good value. No need to go else where.

Mathew

23 years of experience
93 reviews
Mathew
23 years of experience
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!

Timothy

47 years of experience
201 reviews
Timothy
47 years of experience
Timothy texted and asked if he could come early and showed up when he said he would be here. He got the job done quickly and professionally. Excellent. Will ask for Timothy every time!

Lucas

20 years of experience
863 reviews
Lucas
20 years of experience
Answered all my questions

Roberto

11 years of experience
176 reviews
Roberto
11 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.

Luis

17 years of experience
247 reviews
Luis
17 years of experience
Easy to work with. Nice guy.


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

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2011 Nissan Pathfinder $308 $227.98 $79.99 8% $335.48
2007 Pontiac Grand Prix $331 $91.18 $239.97 19% $413.68
2011 Mazda CX-7 $138 $57.73 $79.99 16% $165.23
2011 Lexus LX570 $372 $292.19 $79.99 6% $399.69
2010 Acura TSX $141 $28.77 $111.98 21% $179.27
2012 Chevrolet Corvette $335 $191.49 $143.98 12% $384.99

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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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