7 Symptoms of a Bad Camshaft Position Sensor (and Replacement Cost)

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The camshaft position sensor (CMP) is just one of the many electrical parts found in a vehicle. We’ll go over what this component is, the symptoms of a bad camshaft position sensor, and what you can expect its replacement cost to be when it’s faulty. A lot of people confuse the camshaft position sensor with … Read more

Tire Pressure Sensor Fault (What it Means and How to Fix)

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You’ve probably been there before. While driving, your instrument cluster suddenly displays a “Tire Pressure Sensor Fault” message or warning light. But what exactly does it mean and how do you fix it? What is a Tire Pressure Sensor? A tire pressure sensor is a small computer located inside each tire. It is designed to … Read more

3 Common Symptoms of a Bad Oil Pressure Sensor or Switch

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Here we’re going to discuss the following engine sensor: The oil pressure sensor (or oil pressure switch). I will be explaining what the functions of this sensor are and what symptoms may occur if this sensor malfunctions. How an Oil Pressure Sensor / Switch Works The main job of an engine oil pressure sensor is … Read more

Engine Code: P0463 (Fuel Level Sensor a Circuit High Input)

When you look at the fuel gauge on your dashboard, have you ever wondered how it reads the level of gas in your fuel tank? Well, there is a special sensor in the fuel tank called a fuel level sensor which detects the gas level. And, because this is an electronic sensor, it is able … Read more

Throttle Position Sensor: Function, Failure Symptoms, and Replacement Cost

This post is all about the throttle position sensor, a common cause of error codes. We’ll go over its basic function, working principle, failure symptoms, and the average replacement cost of your vehicle’s throttle position sensor. How a Throttle Position Sensor Works Every vehicle with an internal combustion engine has something called a throttle body, … Read more

Crankshaft Position Sensor: Function, Failure Symptoms, and Replacement Cost

In this article, we will go over one of the important sensors in the engine, commonly referred to as the “crankshaft position sensor”. Afterwards, you’ll understand its basic function, working principle, failure symptoms, and the replacement cost of this sensor. How a Crankshaft Position Sensor Works The internal combustion engine depends on the crankshaft for … Read more

Trouble Code Info: P0335 (Crankshaft Position Sensor a Circuit Malfunction)

The crankshaft position sensor electronically communicates with the engine control unit of a vehicle. This sensor keeps track of the crankshaft position and rotation speed. Once the engine control unit receives this information from the sensor, it will tell the fuel injector how much fuel to let into the internal combustion chamber. It will also … Read more

MAP Sensor: Basic Function, Failure Symptoms and Replacement Cost

Here we will describe and discuss the manifold absolute pressure sensor of the engine. This part is commonly referred to as the MAP sensor. So the article below will explain about the MAP sensor function, working principle and the symptoms you can look out for if it were to go bad. MAP sensor function The … Read more