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CEL- knock sensor malfunction or actual knocking?
Posted 28 May 2012 - 04:07 PM
I took it to a shop when it started happening and they said it was a bad knock sensor.
I'm wondering how they knew the error code was caused by a bad knock sensor, and not actual knocking in the engine?
Basically, how can you tell if your car is knocking? The car makes a repetitive sound that could be considered "knocking" I guess, but also somewhat just sounds like something that could be normal.
Anyway, I want to be sure we know the sensor is bad before I pay to have it replaced, or if there could be a different underlying problem.
Posted 28 May 2012 - 04:59 PM
Replacing the knock sensor yourself is not a difficult job, but kind of difficult to get a socket onto it. Plenty written on this subject can be found using the "search" function on this forum.
Let us know how you come out on this problem.
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