Transmission Position Sensor Replacement at your home or office in Valley Stream.

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Miguel

35 years of experience
258 reviews
Miguel
35 years of experience
Excellent and quick service! Great communication as well! Thank you!
Thanks Miguel, will use your services again, if ever needed.

Robert

13 years of experience
10 reviews
Robert
13 years of experience
Explained everything and helped me understand everything that was related to the issue 11/10 would recommend

Mario

20 years of experience
110 reviews
Mario
20 years of experience
Good

Maxwell

18 years of experience
390 reviews
Maxwell
18 years of experience
Very professional, describes the issue and what is needed to fix. Explains how system operates, neat and tidy, convenient and good value. No need to go else where.

Lucas

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

Duane

25 years of experience
427 reviews
Duane
25 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.

Jeffrey

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

Brikk

18 years of experience
389 reviews
Brikk
18 years of experience
He was on time and professional. He understood to problem and fix it. I will use him again. Thank you

Attila

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

Allen

36 years of experience
471 reviews
Allen
36 years of experience
Excellent Mechanic, very satisfied with his service and professionalism


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

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2015 Jeep Wrangler $296 $119.98 $175.97 16% $356.48
2009 Chevrolet Aveo5 $333 $221.35 $111.98 10% $371.85
2007 Toyota Land Cruiser $475 $394.98 $79.99 5% $502.48
2006 Infiniti FX45 $196 $92.44 $103.98 15% $232.19
2014 Audi A5 $983 $671.46 $311.96 9% $1090.71
2007 Jaguar X-Type $240 $159.81 $79.99 10% $267.31

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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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