5 Key Sensors That Can Affect Your Vehicle
In the late 1900s, a central processor and chain of sensors controlled the various functions of vehicle’s drivetrains and engine. Such functions they controlled were:
- Anti-lock braking
- Emission control
- Fuel metering and delivery
- Traction control
- Transmission shift points
The engine’s functions were carried out by the distributor, carburettor, throttle kick down linkage and vacuum spark advance. Now, a drivetrain computer and various sensors are in control of these important functions. What kinds of sensors is a vehicle installed with and how they do work?
Keeping Your DPF Healthy
You may have heard your garage or mechanically learned friends mention the benefits of keeping your DPF healthy and how it will benefit your cars longevity and MPG (miles per gallon) etc, but what exactly is a DPF and what does it do, why should you pay attention to it’s upkeep?
What Is The Engine Management Light?
The EML or Engine Management Light is part of your cars onboard diagnostics system (OBD), your car is controlled and it’s performance is monitored by microchips in the ECU and regulate variables scubas the engine speed, fuel mix and ignition timing to name but a few.