Throttle Position Sensor


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Throttle Position Sensor (TPS)

OE Design Failure:  Cracks and voids worn into circuit boards, causing vehicle hesitation; broken solder joints leading to premature component failure

Airtex Design: Airtex engineers have developed two problem-solving TPS designs. The first, featured in Airtex contact-type TPS sensors, incorporates a flexible polyester board material, spring pressure clips and precision-matched conductive circuit board ink and contacts. Airtex now also offers sophisticated non-contact TPS sensors equipped with Hall Effect integrated circuitry.

Airtex Innovations: Airtex contact-type sensors offer 2X the life of units with OE circuit boards. They also eliminate failure-prone solder connections and offer excellent resistance to heat and vibration. Airtex non-contact sensors eliminate all mechanical and thermal wear issues associated with conventional designs.