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

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YourMechanic Transmission Position Sensor (Switch) Replacement Service

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4.8/5

Number of Reviews

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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.
He showed up right on time and took his time going thru service and other facets of my vehicle that weren't even being serviced. He went Above and Beyond by helping me with the hood of the car-the latch had broke and he jimmied it where it could open and close after it was in a fender bender-it had Nothing to do with why he was there, but he made sure it was road worthy...We definitely found Our Mechanic in Mathew!

Clarissa

26 years of experience
193 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
Very nice and Knowledgeable....

Blissel

3 years of experience
38 reviews
Blissel
3 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

Daniel

10 years of experience
37 reviews
Daniel
10 years of experience
Great service! Excellent mechanic!

Noni

21 years of experience
19 reviews
Noni
21 years of experience
I must say Noni ia a Great mechnaic. Quick, Knowledgeable and Friendly. I would recommend Noni to everyone !!!

Horus

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

Mario

19 years of experience
110 reviews
Mario
19 years of experience
Good

Chris

21 years of experience
1916 reviews
Chris
21 years of experience
Chris exceeded my expectations. He was prompt and professional. He worked quickly and was very informative. When he realized the part used to replace my car part was faulty, he quickly found a resolution. He went above and beyond in my opinion. I was a bit weary of using this service for the first time but after my experience with Chris I will definitely be using this service again.

Cornelius

17 years of experience
90 reviews
Cornelius
17 years of experience
On time. Did a great job

Cameron

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


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

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2009 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD $165 $53.25 $111.98 18% $203.75
2015 Volvo XC60 $180 $100.15 $79.99 13% $207.65
2016 Chevrolet Express 3500 $165 $53.25 $111.98 18% $203.75
2008 BMW Z4 $219 $138.75 $79.99 11% $246.25
2016 Lexus LS460 $344 $103.65 $239.97 19% $426.15
2016 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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