8 Pin Throttle Position Sensor Wiring Diagram

Eight wires are included in an 8-pin throttle position sensor. The inside of the sensor contains two wires for the motor, two for the signals, and two for the earth and hot wires. These wires are separated by two potentiometers, which each have its own signal, ground, and hot wire.

8 Pin Throttle Position Sensor Wiring Diagram

8 pin throttle position sensor wiring diagram
8 pin throttle position sensor wiring diagram
  • Motor Positive
  • Motor Negative
  • Signal Wire (Sensor 1)
  • Hot Power Wire (Reference voltage comes from the ECU)
  • Ground Wire
  • Signal Wire (Sensor 2)
  • Hot Power Wire (Reference voltage comes from the ECU)
  • Ground Wire

Two potentiometers are included in the 8-pin throttle position sensor. It has two sensors that are designed to provide redundancy. If one of the sensors fails, the other will still function to keep the system running. This type of redundancy is useful in case something goes wrong, like if one of the eyes is injured, but the other one can still see.

The sensor has two wires for the motor, which is connected to the car’s computer system. These wires allow the computer to control the motor’s operation.

The computer uses the feed power from the sensors to power the operation of the motor. The 5-volt reference voltage is supplied by the hot wire, which is used to power the throttle position sensor.

The wires from the sensors are also pulled from the computer. The ground wire provides the sensor with earth, while the signal wire allows the throttle position sensor to input data to the car’s electronic control unit.