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

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Miguel

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

John

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

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 !!!

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

Cornelius

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

Damian

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

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

Clarissa

27 years of experience
203 reviews
Clarissa
27 years of experience
Very nice and Knowledgeable....

Jerimiah

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

Luis

18 years of experience
257 reviews
Luis
18 years of experience
Easy to work with. Nice guy.


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

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2009 Honda Accord $186 $97.58 $87.98 14% $215.83
2008 Nissan Sentra $147 $42.88 $103.98 19% $182.63
2013 Ford E-350 Super Duty $253 $108.54 $143.98 16% $302.04
2011 Land Rover Range Rover $715 $634.65 $79.99 3% $742.15
2015 Cadillac SRX $601 $152.61 $447.94 20% $754.61
2008 Ford Mustang $169 $89.26 $79.99 13% $196.76

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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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