Transmission Position Sensor Replacement at your home or office in Villa Park.

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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
188 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....

Miguel

34 years of experience
258 reviews
Miguel
34 years of experience
Great guy knows his stuff
Excellent and quick service! Great communication as well! Thank you!

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!

Daniel

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

Damian

10 years of experience
430 reviews
Damian
10 years of experience
Damian did a good job finding the problem with the car and fixing it.

Luis

17 years of experience
247 reviews
Luis
17 years of experience
Easy to work with. Nice guy.

Attila

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

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

Jerimiah

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


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

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2013 Toyota Land Cruiser $491 $411.23 $79.99 5% $518.73
2007 Toyota Tundra $487 $407.48 $79.99 5% $514.98
2016 Ford Transit-150 $181 $100.77 $79.99 13% $208.27
2014 Audi A8 Quattro $530 $289.77 $239.97 13% $612.27
2012 Mercedes-Benz CL600 $231 $150.72 $79.99 10% $258.22
2016 Porsche Cayenne $264 $119.98 $143.98 15% $313.48

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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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Our service team is available 7 days a week, Monday - Friday from 6 AM to 5 PM PST, Saturday - Sunday 7 AM - 4 PM PST.

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