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How much does Transmission Speed Sensor Replacement cost?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2005 Suzuki Grand Vitara $200 $129.98 $70.00 15% $237.48
2008 Volvo S60 $212 $141.92 $70.00 15% $249.42
2003 Chevrolet Venture $304 $24.16 $280.00 33% $454.16
2007 Land Rover Range Rover $133 $21.09 $112.00 31% $193.09
2005 Cadillac XLR $89 $18.61 $70.00 29% $126.11
2006 Maserati Coupe $291 $220.78 $70.00 11% $328.28
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Transmission Speed Sensor Replacement Service

What is the Transmission Speed Sensor all about?

Because both the engine and the transmission can rotate at different speeds, it’s vital that the vehicle’s computer is able to calculate the speed of the transmission’s torque converter or input shaft. The transmission speed sensor is a magnetic sensor that provides this information, allowing the transmission to shift smoothly. The sensor counts the internal number of revolutions of the transmission and transmits that information to the transmission control unit, where the data is used to determine the rotational speed. If the speed is too great, the gears need to be changed – it’s the same principle as watching the tachometer and shifting before the RPMs get too high while driving a vehicle with a manual transmission.

Keep in mind:

  • On some makes, one of the engine mounts may need to be removed to access the failed part.
  • Transmission speed sensors cannot be repaired, only replaced.
  • While transmission speed sensor failure is not uncommon, many other problems can present similar systems such as ABS sensor failures. A full professional inspection will be needed to determine the actual cause of the problem.

How it's done:

  • The transmission speed sensor is verified that it needs to be replaced. The vehicle is lifted and supported on jack stands as required.

  • The transmission speed sensor is located in the transmission housing and removed.

  • The new transmission speed sensor is installed into the transmission housing.

  • The transmission speed sensor is connected. The vehicle is removed from the jack stands.

  • The vehicle is road tested and scanned for proper operation of the transmission speed sensor.

Our recommendation:

The transmission speed sensor isn’t a part that can be inspected during normal maintenance, nor does it have a specific service interval for replacement. If you notice abnormal shifting or speedometer readings, have one of our expert mechanics diagnose the sensor.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Transmission Speed Sensor?

  • Transmission shifts roughly
  • Transmission doesn’t shift into higher gears
  • Speedometer and/or odometer doesn’t work
  • Cruise control is inoperative

How important is this service?

With a defective transmission speed sensor, the transmission control unit will be unable to determine the actual speed, which can make shifting gears difficult or even impossible. This will render the car unusable, so it is very important to have the sensor replaced as soon as it is determined to be faulty.

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Jerimiah

16 years of experience
173 reviews
Jerimiah
16 years of experience
If you want fantastic service from a knowledgeable automotive expert, Jerimiah is the person for you. He was in and out in about a half an hour, and in that short amount of time earned my trust and my repeat business if anything else happens to my vehicles. Thanks Jerimiah! You rock!
2006 HONDA CIVIC - TRANSMISSION SPEED SENSOR REPLACEMENT - HENDERSON, NEVADA

Patrick

8 years of experience
68 reviews
Patrick
8 years of experience
My Dodge Charger was shifting real hard so I wasn’t able to drive for months because of what dealers and mechanic shop wanted to charge me. So I finally came across this site and read reviews about mobile mechanics and they were good so I took the risk . Patrick came down and did what he does best and brought my car back life and on the road . Very professional at his job and hands down to you I really recommend everyone for your services. Thanks bud my wife is excited to have her car back on the road and I for got to mention but the price for the job was very reasonable best price
2012 DODGE CHARGER - TRANSMISSION SPEED SENSOR REPLACEMENT - PHOENIX, ARIZONA

Brandon

15 years of experience
229 reviews
Brandon
15 years of experience
Very quick and was able to diagnose another problem just by listening to the engine. I think Brandon is a great mechanic.
1999 DODGE RAM 1500 - TRANSMISSION SPEED SENSOR - STONE MOUNTAIN, GEORGIA

Jeffrey

24 years of experience
624 reviews
Jeffrey
24 years of experience
Though I was not at home when he arrived My wife and daughter gave Him High praise for his punctuality and professionalism ... Also, je was able to solve the check engine light problem which has plagued My daughter's car for years now... Thanks So very much... I'll be using your services again soon... 
1997 TOYOTA AVALON - TRANSMISSION SPEED SENSOR - CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA

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