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Air Charge/Manifold Temperature Sensors

Air Charge/Manifold Temperature Sensors

What does an Airbag Clockspring do?
An Airbag Clockspring is an assembly that contains a spirally wound flat ribbon to allow the steering wheel to be turned while maintaining a constant electrical connection to the driver airbag, horn and other electrical steering wheel mounted controls.

Where is the Airbag Clockspring located?
The Airbag Clockspring is mounted on the steering column and can be usually found under the steering wheel.

Will a malfunctioning Airbag Clockspring illuminate the check engine light or affect vehicle operation?
A defective or failing Airbag Clockspring will not affect engine operation but will trigger the SRS light indicating a system fault and compromised vehicle safety.

What are the common causes of failure?
Typically Airbag Clocksprings are replaced after the airbag has deployed due to an accident or for mechanical failure of the assembly body or ribbon.

How to determine if the Airbag Clockspring is malfunctioning?
Unusual noise when turning the steering wheel in either direction, intermittent electrical connections to the steering wheel mounted controls or the SRS light illuminated on the dash are all indicators that the clockspring has malfunctioned. Testing should only be performed with an appropriate diagnostic tool to determine the cause of the problem. Removal should be done by a professional and only after the battery has been disconnected followed by a timed electrical system discharge.

What makes Standard® and Intermotor™ Airbag Clocksprings the best?
A DTC will be set if an abnormal reading occurs, P0112 low input or P0113 for a high input. The air charge/manifold sensor temperature reading should closely match the engine coolant temperature reading on a scan tool if the engine has not been run for over an hour. The sensor circuit can be checked for proper voltage using a voltmeter.

What makes Standard® and Intermotor™ Air Charge/Manifold Temperature Sensors the best?
  • Standard® and Intermotor™ Airbag Clocksprings are manufactured from the finest materials and to the highest standards to produce a quality product with an extended service life
  • All Standard® and Intermotor™ Airbag Clocksprings meet or exceed the OE for fit, form and function delivering a flawless install and precision performance

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Air Charge/Manifold Temperature Sensors
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