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Accelerator pedal sensor

In modern vehicles, the accelerator pedal no longer acts mechanically via a cable or linkage. Instead, a sensor measures the position of the pedal and transmits this data to the control unit for setting the throttle elements (petrol engine) or to the injection system (diesel engine). The advantage of this approach is that these parameters can be used to prevent wear on the clutch and drivetrain and to reduce CO2 emissions. 

 

HELLA distinguishes between two different position measurement technologies with regard to accelerator pedal sensors. Besides the contactless inductive position sensor (CIPOS®), HELLA’s own robust, highly accurate and advanced position technology, HELLA also offers traditional potentiometer technology.

 

The sensor was designed independently of the APS technology so that the pedal, generation of the pedal force and the sensor are integrated within a modular design. The design and the haptics of the pedal can thus be adapted according to the customer’s individual requirements. HELLA's pedal sensors are available for pendant and floor mounting.

 

The market leader in the field of pedal sensors, HELLA has years of applications experience in the OE sector. Our range of pedal sensors includes countless variants with numerous vehicle cross-references, so ensuring high coverage for each article. The main applications are produced for BMW, Dacia, Ford, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Opel, Renault and VW.

Why Hella?

  • Market and technology leader for accelerator pedal sensors
  • Precise position measurement with HELLA CIPOS technology
  • Extensive applications expertise thanks to production experience gained since 1996
  • Extensive quality checks to ensure high quality 
  • Over 175,000,000 accelerator pedal sensors already installed 

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT OUR ACCELERATOR PEDAL SENSORS

Vehicle-specific spare parts

Vehicle-specific spare parts

"Easy to find" is the concept for our online catalogue. You can enter the relevant vehicle via our comprehensive manufacturer list, the type designation or the engine code.

 

In addition, we provide all key product information, such as

  • Article information,
  • Installation instructions,
  • Safety data sheets and
  • OE numbers

at the same time.

Vehicle-specific spare parts

Hella catalogue app

Hella catalogue app

Our catalogue app lets you find HELLA products for passenger cars and commercial vehicles quickly and easily. Intuitive user prompting will lead you to the right result in a few steps ─ an easy, straightforward process. Simply select the vehicle type, brand and model, and the appropriate HELLA products will be displayed for you right away. The results are clearly presented, sorted by assembly and product group. They also offer the option of viewing additional information, images and technical data, allowing you to make product comparisons.

Brief information as PDF download

Brief information as PDF download

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