How to Reset a Throttle Position Sensor There are times when it is necessary to reset a throttle position sensor (TPS). Maybe the sensor is getting replaced with a new … Continue Reading How to Reset a Throttle Position Sensor
The throttle position sensor moves with the throttle and sends a voltage signal to the computer indicating throttle angle and speed of movement data. The computer uses this data to … Continue Reading What does a Throttle Position Sensor do for your vehicle?
Your engine may use an idle air control valve to prevent itself from stalling out while it’s running at idle. Here’s how this component works.
What is a throttle position sensor? Learn more about what a TPS does, how to notice when it needs repair and the steps to take to install a new one.
Up until the late 1980s, most cars had a fairly straightforward throttle control. You stepped on the accelerator pedal which was connected to a cable that actuated a mechanical linkage … Continue Reading What Is An Electronic Throttle Body?
Despite what you may have seen in sci-fi action movies, there are no explosions in space. The reason for this is simple: without oxygen, explosions just aren’t possible. Fire feeds … Continue Reading What is a Throttle Body And How Does It Control Your Engine?