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Cameron

14 years of experience
95 reviews
Cameron
14 years of experience
He was professional and caring, and experienced!

Vytas

8 years of experience
62 reviews
Vytas
8 years of experience
Very fast, great communication. Explained other problems he found to me

Daniel

11 years of experience
38 reviews
Daniel
11 years of experience
Great service! Excellent mechanic!

Nicholas

11 years of experience
438 reviews
Nicholas
11 years of experience
Nick knew exactly what the problem was, how to fix it, and helped walk me through every step. He would keep in communication when it helped to alleviate the issue, and was clearly an expert at the repair itself.

Lucas

21 years of experience
864 reviews
Lucas
21 years of experience
Answered all my questions

Horus

11 years of experience
122 reviews
Horus
11 years of experience
Fantastic service! Great beyond all expectations!! I'm never taking a car to the shop again. Thanks, Horus!

Yoel

9 years of experience
152 reviews
Yoel
9 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.

Attila

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

Colin

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

Timothy

48 years of experience
201 reviews
Timothy
48 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!


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

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2008 Toyota Yaris $115 $34.56 $79.99 19% $142.06
2015 Hyundai Sonata $154 $74.23 $79.99 15% $181.73
2013 Honda CR-V $186 $97.58 $87.98 14% $215.83
2011 Lexus LX570 $372 $292.19 $79.99 6% $399.69
2010 Acura ZDX $181 $100.77 $79.99 13% $208.27
2007 Porsche 911 $378 $297.69 $79.99 6% $405.19

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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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