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Monthly Archives: June 2023

What Is A MAP Sensor? What Does It Do?

What Is A MAP Sensor? What Does It Do?

Modern vehicles are equipped with numerous sensors that play a crucial role in monitoring and optimizing engine performance. One of them is the MAP (Manifold Absolute Pressure) sensor. Often overlooked, the MAP sensor plays a vital role in your car's engine management system. If you want to learn a little bit more about this interesting component, continue reading. Understanding the MAP Sensor The Manifold Absolute Pressure sensor is designed to measure the pressure within the intake manifold of your car's engine. It detects the changes in manifold pressure caused by varying engine loads and provides this information to the engine control unit (ECU). The ECU then uses this data to adjust the air-fuel mixture and ignition timing for optimal engine performance under different driving conditions. This makes it an extremely important component that, when malfunctioning, often results in misfires. Key Functions of the MAP Sensor Load Sensing Th ... read more

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