Transmission Position Sensor Replacement at your home or office in South Plainfield.

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Colin

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

Clarissa

27 years of experience
203 reviews
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
Excellent and quick service! Great communication as well! Thank you!
Great guy knows his stuff

Jerimiah

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

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.

Cameron

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

Chris

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

Noni

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

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!


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

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2007 Honda Civic $203 $123.18 $79.99 11% $230.68
2011 Ford Escape $307 $123.18 $183.97 17% $370.43
2015 Dodge Challenger $142 $61.89 $79.99 16% $169.39
2011 BMW X3 $403 $138.75 $263.96 18% $493.50
2008 Acura TL $219 $138.78 $79.99 11% $246.28
2010 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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