The accelerator pedal sensor (APS) indicates the position of the accelerator on vehicle models with electronic throttle control. The APS is basically a throttle position sensor (TPS) with a pedal … Continue Reading What does an Accelerator Pedal Sensor do for your vehicle?
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When it comes to working on your vehicle’s electrical system, even seasoned professionals get frustrated. Intermittent problems, under-dash harnesses that look like spaghetti, and years of patches and “get it … Continue Reading How to Solder Wires: Tips And Tricks For Making A Solid Connection
We usually don’t pay much attention to the car battery unless something stops working, but how does a car battery work in the first place?
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(Editor’s note: This article on hybrid battery installation tips is meant for skilled readers who are familiar with working on their own vehicles. If in doubt, please visit the experts … Continue Reading Hybrid Battery Installation Tips
There are several laws governing automotive lighting, such as headlights, taillights, fog lights, and stop lamps, but what is a third brake light for?