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?
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?
BRISTOL, Tenn. (June 16, 2013) – Just as the NAPA AUTO PARTS Funny Car was finding its way back to championship form, a broken throttle linkage ended driver Ron Capps’ day … Continue Reading Broken Throttle Linkage Prevents Capps’ Success at Bristol