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How to Replace a Transmission Position Sensor (Switch)

Transmission position sensors let the computer and driver know what gear the vehicle is in.

How to Replace a Transmission Speed Sensor

Every vehicle we drive needs to have some sort of way to determine the road speed as the vehicle is in motion.

How to Replace a Transmission Oil Pressure Switch

A transmission oil pressure switch, also commonly known as a line pressure switch, is used on transmissions with hydraulic fluid under pressure.

How to Use Autostick

Vehicles with a standard (manual) transmission now account for only 1 in 10 new cars manufactured.

How to Replace Transmission Fluid

Whether you have a manual or an automatic transmission in your vehicle, the transmission fluid is one of the most overlooked fluids when it comes to maintenance.

How to Know When Your Transmission Is Not Working

Most vehicles use some sort of transmission to transfer the power generated from the engine, into usable power that can turn the wheels.

How Long Does a Transmission Speed Sensor Last?

The transmission speed sensor measures the RPMs of the shaft of the transmission.

How Long Does a Transmission Position Sensor (Switch) Last?

All automatic transmission vehicles have a safety switch in place that only allows them to start if they are in park or neutral gars.

How Long Does a Throttle Body Last?

There are so many components involved in a vehicle running properly, but some of the main ones are rather basic in their role.

How Long Does a Shift Selector Cable Last?

When you put your gear selector in drive, you expect to be able to move forward.

How Long Does a Shift Interlock Solenoid Last?

Modern transmissions are much more advanced than they were only a few decades ago, particularly automatic transmission.

How Long Does a Kickdown Cable Last?

In order for a car to run smoothly, the engine and the transmission will have to work together.

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Universal Joint (U-Joint)

Universal joints (“u-joints” for short) are components of the driveshaft assembly fitted to most rear-wheel drive trucks, four-wheel drive trucks and SUVs, or off-road vehicles.

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Transmission Oil Pressure Switch

On most modern cars, trucks, and SUVs, the transmission and components inside are monitored by a series of sensors and switches that relay information to the ECM every millisecond.

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Transmission Position Sensor (Switch)

The transmission position sensor, also known as the transmission range sensor, is an electronic sensor that provides a position input to the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) so that the transmission can be properly controlled by the PCM according to the position commanded by the sensor.

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Kickdown Cable

Having an engine and transmission that work harmoniously is critical for efficient driving.

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Crankshaft Harmonic Balancer

The crankshaft harmonic balancer is a device connected to the front of an engine’s crankshaft, usually built into the crankshaft pulley.

How to Decide Between Manual and Automatic Transmissions

There are a lot of decisions that have to be made when buying a new car.

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Support Bearing

A center support bearing is a type of drivetrain bearing that is commonly found on rear wheel drive vehicles.

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