Yep the sensor they are talking about is the transmission range sensor which when it goes bad the transmission does no know its in gear. Here is a guide to help see what you are in for when changing the sensor out.
Here is the location for your car and it shows how to replace the sensor.
Check out the diagrams (Below)
Please let us know what you find. We are interested to see what it is.
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Friday, February 13th, 2009 AT 5:38 AM