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

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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!

Michael

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

Joseph

32 years of experience
540 reviews
Joseph
32 years of experience
Very knowledgeable. Great experience,

Daniel

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

Jeffrey

26 years of experience
870 reviews
Jeffrey
26 years of experience
Great experience. Jeff is very knowledgeable and just an all around great guy.

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.

Timothy

47 years of experience
201 reviews
Timothy
47 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!

Vytas

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

Miguel

34 years of experience
258 reviews
Miguel
34 years of experience
Great guy knows his stuff

Colin

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


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

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2015 Ford Police Interceptor Sedan $219 $139.18 $79.99 11% $246.68
2014 Chevrolet SS $303 $191.49 $111.98 11% $341.99
2010 Ford Fusion $251 $123.18 $127.98 14% $295.18
2016 Acura ILX $183 $71.06 $111.98 17% $221.56
2014 Mini Cooper Countryman $390 $278.36 $111.98 8% $428.86
2014 Porsche Cayenne $245 $101.37 $143.98 16% $294.87

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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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