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September 16, 2020 C0040 Code: Right Front Wheel Speed Circuit MalfunctionThe wheel speed sensors, also referred to as WSS or ABS sensors, are used to measure the wheel speed. There are usually four wheel speed sensors in a vehicle—one for each wheel. This is because the wheels of a vehicle do not always turn at the same speed.
November 24, 2020 What is ABS & How Does It Work?The ABS system can also improve braking on slippery roads. It does this by monitoring the relative speed of the wheels against each other. The gathered data is used to modulate brake pressure, which helps control slippage and maintain traction when braking.
November 11, 2020 Understanding TPMS: How to Reset the Tire Pressure Light & MoreThere are two primary types of tire pressure monitoring systems: indirect and direct.
Indirect: This design uses the anti-lock brake system’s wheel speed sensors to detect low tire inflation. The setup works because an underinflated tire rotates more quickly than one that’s properly inflated. Each sensor in the system sends October 06, 2020 P0070 Code: Ambient Air Temperature Sensor CircuitThe ambient air temperature sensor monitors ambient air and sends the data it has gathered to the PCM. This information is used to display outside air temperature and to modify the operation of the automatic climate control system (if needed).
November 06, 2020 Price of Toyota Camry Safety Tech Closes in on BMW 3 TerritoryIncluding taxes, destination charge, and handling fees, the overall unit price of a Camry XLE Hybrid is over $40,000. It may not be much to some, but it’s within the league of the BMW 3 Series, which starts at $40,750. This goes to show how much customers are willing to