Sensors

How To : Test and replace knock sensors

Watch this car repair tutorial video that demonstrates how to test and replace your vehicle's knock sensor. Once you extract the codes from the vehicle and realize that troubleshooting begins with the knock sensors, there is a quick test that you can perform to find out if you ...more

How To : Build a laser motion sensor mouse trap

Mice, cute as they may be, are an unwelcome visitor in many a home. This video tutorial provides step by step instructions on how to hack a wireless electronic laser mouse trap from an automatic garage door opener and a computer mouse. Find out where those little pests are goi ...more

How To : Replace the camshaft sensor on a Nissan Altima

In this video, Richpin demonstrates how to replace the camshaft sensor in a Nissan Altima. The cam sensor is located by the cylinder box. First, remove the electrical connector off of the sensor. Push up on the lock on the bottom of the sensor to pull back and remove the conne ...more

How To : Replace anti-lock brake sensors

ABS speed sensor removal and replacement. Learn how to replace anti-lock brake sensors in this free video on car maintenance. Part 1 of 7 - How to Replace anti-lock brake sensors. Replace anti-lock brake sensors - Part 2 of 7. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage ...more

How To : Remove the crankshaft sensor on a Nissan Sentra

If you own a Nissan Sentra and know anything about working on cars, you've probably realized how blessed you are to own such an easy car to repair yourself. This handy video shows how to perform one piece of maintenance on the car quickly and easily, removing the crankshaft se ...more

How To : Replace a coolant level sensor on a Chevy Impala

If you've ever had a check engine light or check oil light stick around, even after you've completed any maintenance, then you might have a problem with a sensor. It can become damaged and will need to be replaced, especially if you want to get rid of any annoying lights. In ...more

How To : Install a motion sensor light switch

Check out this video to learn how to install a motion sensor light switch. It will save energy and cut down on costs. Install a motion sensor light switch. Click through to watch this video on discovery.com

How To : Install a 10k resistor in a diesel ICP sensor

This engine customization tutorial shows you the most basic way to install a 10k resistor in the ICP sensor of a 2001 F250 7.3L Powerstroke Diesel. Changing the resistor in the ICP sensor will trick the PCM into thinking it's not getting enough oil pressure and boost the press ...more

How To : Replace the knock sensor in a Saturn S-Series car

One day, your car may break down and you won't be able to afford to hire a mechanic, so what do you do... you look on the web for some how-to vehicle repair videos and become your own car mechanic, that's what. You don't need any advanced training to perform repairs and simple ...more

How To : Change the camshaft position sensor in your car

The camshaft position sensor in your car is a finicky machine that can cause a lot of unwarranted check engine lights. In this video veteran TV mechanic Scotty Kilmer will teach you how to replace a defective camshaft position sensor on nearly any car.

How To : Repair coolant level sensors

Where is the coolant level sensor and how to fix or replace it on a Mercury Sable?? The coolant sensor is located in the coolant reservoir bottle. It cannot be serviced, you can only replace the reservoir. However, if just the sensor is bad, you can also try unplugging the sen ...more

How To : Replace the backup sensor on an Toyota FJ Cruiser

See how to replace a backup sensor on a Toyota FJ Cruiser. This video shows you step by step replacement of this simple repair. Everyone who owns and FJ Cruiser knows how difficult it can be to judge distance when backing up. Little cars that sit below your line of site which ...more

How To : Make an infrared heart sensor

This video shows how to create an infrared heart sensor using an Arduino controller, a couple of resistors, and an infrared light emitter and detector. This device will be used on the subject's finger, detecting the amount of blood which is flowing through the subject's finger ...more

How To : Troubleshoot a flame sensor on a furnace

YouTube's hardwarehelper teaches you how to troubleshoot a flame sensor on a furnace. See some steps that might help you fix your home furnace. Skip the pricey repairman bill and try to remove that thermocouple yourself.

How To : Set and install motion sensor lighting for a home

Landscape lighting not only helps you enjoy your gardens at night but it also adds a safety to your home. This how to video demonstrates how to select and install motion sensor lighting for your home. Watch and learn how to make a plan for your outdoor lighting before installi ...more

How To : Clean or replace a worn air flow sensor in your car

If your car doesn't run very well and sometimes belches black smoke from the tailpipe, you may well have a problem with your air flow sensor. In this video you'll learn how to determine what's wrong with the sensor and then clean or replace it accordingly.

How To : View sensor data from a Lego Mindstorms NXT robot

If you want your Lego Mindstorms NXT robot to function as accurately as possible youneed to understand how to get data from the viewing sensors via the NXT brick. Learn how to use the NXT brick and the NXT programming environment to view and change light, sound, or touch senso ...more

How To : Install exterior motion-sensor lights with Lowe's

In this tutorial by Lowe's, we learn how to install exterior motion-sensor lights with Lowe's. First, you will need to pick out what kind of motion sensor light you want. Most of the kits you purchase will come equipped with all the things you need, you will just need to suppl ...more

How To : Replace an Oven Temperature Sensor

If your oven does not regulate temperature properly, you will probably have to replace the temperature sensor. You can follow the steps in this video to help you do this easy repair. Video: .

How To : Replace your Nintendo Wii sensor bar

Since the Nintendo Wii was first released, it has become one of the most popular gaming consoles in the video game industry. In terms of sales, the Wii has destroyed its competitors, the PS3 and Xbox 360. So there's no denying that the Wii is a pretty popular console. So in th ...more

News : OnePlus 5 Looks to Have a Rear Fingerprint Sensor

If OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei was trying to be slick about using the new OnePlus 5 phone — especially before its speculated summer release — well, he didn't do that great a job of hiding it from us. In a leak over the weekend, Pei was story-ing away on his Instagram account, ...more

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