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

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Clarissa

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

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!

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

Luis

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

Maxwell

18 years of experience
390 reviews
Maxwell
18 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.

Michael

16 years of experience
606 reviews
Michael
16 years of experience
He was quick and very knowledgeable.

Colin

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

Blissel

4 years of experience
38 reviews
Blissel
4 years of experience
Blissel came on time and listen to my concerns then as agreed he went to work and before I knew it the job was done, love the idea the they come to you and fix your car so hassle free its great thanks

Quentin

19 years of experience
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Quentin
19 years of experience
Great automotive experience

David

18 years of experience
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David
18 years of experience
Prompt, thorough and knowledgeable.


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

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2006 Dodge Grand Caravan $172 $44.10 $127.98 20% $216.10
2012 GMC Yukon $247 $79.18 $167.97 18% $304.93
2012 Volvo S60 $433 $352.77 $79.99 5% $460.27
2006 Mercedes-Benz G500 $175 $95.38 $79.99 13% $202.88
2012 Acura TL $315 $203.31 $111.98 10% $353.81
2014 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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