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

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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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Miguel

34 years of experience
258 reviews
Miguel
34 years of experience
Excellent and quick service! Great communication as well! Thank you!
Great guy knows his stuff

Colin

26 years of experience
94 reviews
Colin
26 years of experience
super friendly, honest and made sure the job was done right.
Colin was a pleasure to work with! Very knowledgeable.

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.

Gilbert

19 years of experience
10 reviews
Gilbert
19 years of experience
He is a experts and knowledgeable

Allen

35 years of experience
471 reviews
Allen
35 years of experience
Excellent Mechanic, very satisfied with his service and professionalism

Sam

16 years of experience
115 reviews
Sam
16 years of experience
Excellent

Joseph

19 years of experience
521 reviews
Joseph
19 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

Lucas

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

Mathew

23 years of experience
93 reviews
Mathew
23 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.

Yoel

8 years of experience
152 reviews
Yoel
8 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.


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

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2010 Nissan Rogue $338 $193.73 $143.98 12% $387.23
2011 Ram Dakota $130 $50.47 $79.99 17% $157.97
2008 Toyota 4Runner $475 $394.98 $79.99 5% $502.48
2008 Infiniti M45 $196 $92.44 $103.98 15% $232.19
2011 Mini Cooper $390 $278.36 $111.98 8% $428.86
2015 Porsche Cayenne $442 $297.69 $143.98 10% $491.19

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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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Our service team is available 7 days a week, Monday - Friday from 6 AM to 5 PM PST, Saturday - Sunday 7 AM - 4 PM PST.

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