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

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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....

Mathew

24 years of experience
93 reviews
Mathew
24 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!

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

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.

John

20 years of experience
490 reviews
John
20 years of experience
very helpful and courteous

Nicholas

11 years of experience
438 reviews
Nicholas
11 years of experience
Nick knew exactly what the problem was, how to fix it, and helped walk me through every step. He would keep in communication when it helped to alleviate the issue, and was clearly an expert at the repair itself.

Scott

36 years of experience
785 reviews
Scott
36 years of experience
Scott was great, on time and complete!

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.

Colin

27 years of experience
95 reviews
Colin
27 years of experience
Colin was a pleasure to work with! Very knowledgeable.

Fred

17 years of experience
389 reviews
Fred
17 years of experience
Excellent! Highly recommended!


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

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2008 GMC Yukon $247 $79.18 $167.97 18% $304.93
2015 Jeep Patriot $197 $116.78 $79.99 12% $224.28
2012 Honda CR-Z $203 $123.18 $79.99 11% $230.68
2012 Land Rover Range Rover Sport $715 $634.65 $79.99 3% $742.15
2013 Lexus IS350 $160 $80.00 $79.99 14% $187.50
2012 Porsche Cayman $490 $297.69 $191.97 11% $555.69

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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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