Kia Niro: Engine Control System / Accelerator Position Sensor (APS) Description and operation

Kia Niro 2017 (DE HEV) Service Manual / Engine Control/Fuel System / Engine Control System / Accelerator Position Sensor (APS) Description and operation


Installed on the accelerator pedal module, the Accelerator Position Sensor (APS) detects the rotation angle of the accelerator pedal. The APS is one of the most important sensors in engine control system. Therefore, each of the two sensors comprising the APS has individual power and ground line. The second sensor monitors the first and its output voltage is half the first one. If the ratio of the sensors 1 and 2 is out of the range (approximately 1/2), the diagnostic system judges that it is abnormal.

Accelerator Position Sensor (APS) Specifications
Specification Accelerator Position Output Voltage (V) [Vref = 5V] APS1 APS2 C.T 0.7 - 0.8 ...

Accelerator Position Sensor (APS) Schematic diagrams
Circuit Diagram Harness Connector ...

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