We all know that parking is the source of minor damage. Parking sensors are known as radio-sensing mechanisms installed in the car and facilitate parking. For several years now, many cars have already integrated this type of parking assistant as standard. They are usually installed on the car's bumper, usually in the back, although many drivers choose to place others in the front. In this way, all sides are covered, and the information they have is much more complete.
If you haven't bought the car with parking sensors installed or just put it on the back, what you read here will interest you the most.
How many types of parking sensors are there? There are several types of parking sensors to suit the needs of all drivers and vehicle types. Without going into too much detail, in general terms, there are the following types of parking sensors:
1. Ultrasound systems.
Parking sensors send and receive ultrasound signals. At the same time, the processed data is obtained and provide information about the distance. They can be placed perfectly on the car's bumper, are circular and are usually painted the same colour. Although it is customary to install four sensors, the more accurate the measurement will be if more parking sensors are installed.
2. Radar-based systems.
It follows the same measurement principle as ultrasound but using radar signals. It means that it is not necessary to pierce the bumper as the signal passes through it.
3. Electromagnetic systems.
This system requires installing a magnetic stripe, called an antenna sensor, which emits an elliptical electric field around the car and thus covers the entire area around it. When an object enters its field, this field is changed by warning the driver.
How to install parking sensors?
There is no doubt that installing a parking sensor in your vehicle is a simple task. It is a driving aid and will significantly facilitate parking. However, not a complicated task. Installing parking sensors is advisable to return to a specialist technician. Do not hesitate to contact a specialist. Tell him what car model you have and what type of parking sensors you want to install, setting an appointment for this.