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

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Miguel

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

Clarissa

26 years of experience
197 reviews
Clarissa
26 years of experience
Very nice and Knowledgeable....

Luis

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

Mathew

23 years of experience
93 reviews
Mathew
23 years of experience
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!

Chris

21 years of experience
1940 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.

Joseph

19 years of experience
527 reviews
Joseph
19 years of experience
On time,explained the problem thouroughly in lamen terms.made sure I was completely satisfied with the work that was done before he left.excellent technician

Lucas

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

david

11 years of experience
13 reviews
david
11 years of experience
David arrived on time and was very knowledgeable and thorough. I was sincerely impressed and will certainly use his services again.

Yoel

8 years of experience
152 reviews
Yoel
8 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.

Maxwell

17 years of experience
390 reviews
Maxwell
17 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.


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

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan $172 $44.10 $127.98 20% $216.10
2009 Ford F-250 Super Duty $363 $218.53 $143.98 12% $412.03
2006 Saab 9-7x $211 $99.34 $111.98 15% $249.84
2011 Lexus RX450h $426 $345.57 $79.99 6% $453.07
2007 Land Rover Range Rover $548 $467.97 $79.99 4% $575.47
2006 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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