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I have a Sept 2005 Volvo XC90 Executive (107,800 miles) with

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Hi, I have a Sept 2005 Volvo XC90 Executive (107,800 miles) with dashboard message
"Transmission requires service" Have taken it to a Concorde Auto Centre where their diagnostics revealed Fault Code 01213, described as "Neutral Valve Sensor"
As Concorde don't deal with auto / geartronic transmissions can you please provide information / cost to correct this problem.
Despite appearance of message the car drives perfectly normal, functions in all gears and neutral.
Thanks and regards
Dave ******
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Volvo
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Expert:  Matt replied 4 months ago.

Hello

that sensor is located in the valve body so to repair / replace it, the sump pan of the trans has to come off , the valve body removed to then access the sensor

I'd suggest to locate an auto transmission specialist to resolve the issue and I'd expect to pay $100 for the part + $100 in fluid and its about 4 hours labour to remove the pan, fit the new sensor and put it all back together

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