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

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Attila

18 years of experience
704 reviews
Attila
18 years of experience
Showed up exactly on time. Pleasant, friendly. Did the work in a focused quiet manner.

Clarissa

26 years of experience
197 reviews
Clarissa
26 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

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.

Michael

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

Miguel

34 years of experience
258 reviews
Miguel
34 years of experience
Thanks Miguel, will use your services again, if ever needed.

Jerimiah

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

Sam

16 years of experience
115 reviews
Sam
16 years of experience
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Quentin

18 years of experience
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Quentin
18 years of experience
Great automotive experience

Chris

17 years of experience
412 reviews
Chris
17 years of experience
He was very professional: spoke with knowledge and communicated before the appointment really well.

Duane

24 years of experience
414 reviews
Duane
24 years of experience
The mechanic Duane did an excellent job and was very courteous. I would recommend him to anyone looking for work on their vehicle.


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

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2008 GMC Yukon XL 2500 $275 $99.34 $175.97 18% $335.84
2016 Mazda 3 $130 $49.58 $79.99 17% $157.08
2009 Chevrolet Aveo5 $333 $221.35 $111.98 10% $371.85
2016 Cadillac Escalade ESV $217 $136.77 $79.99 11% $244.27
2011 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 $173 $93.03 $79.99 13% $200.53
2015 Porsche 911 $247 $166.72 $79.99 10% $274.22

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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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