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Overheating, yes.

Loss of antifreeze, no.

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Q: Can the knock sensor cause overheating and loss of anti-freeze?
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Will the knock sensor cause the car not to start?

No it will not. The knock sensor is used to adjust the timing.

How does a knock sensor go bad?

In most cases corrosion will cause a knock sensor to go bad. The knock sensor can also be shorted out by an electrical surge.

Can knock sensor cause spark knock?

yes when it is not working properly

Will old plugs cause a knock sensor code?

No it will not.

What can happen if a knock sensor is bad?

the motor could pre-detonate or "knock" that can cause damage

Would a knock sensor cause the engine to run rich?

No it will not.

Can a defective knock sensor cause bad mileage?


Does a 94 integra have a knock sensor?

LS does not have a knock sensor. GSR does have a knock sensor

Can a bad knock sensor cause the car do start bad?

It will cause it to run sluggishly.

Any way to temporarily repair plug for Knock sensor on 1993 Chevy blazer k1500 to get it to start to get it home?

You have another problem other then the knock sensor if the engine will not start and run. A knock sensor will not cause the engine not to run.

What is a knock sensor?

A knock sensor is a device that senses detonation. Detonation occurs in the engine when the fuel begins to burn prematurely; it can cause substantial damage to the engine.

Will a knock sensor make your 95 cavalier not run?

No it will not cause it not to run.

If a knock sensor goes bad will it cause motor not to start?

No. Worst case senario with a bad knock sensor is check engine light, and bad fuel economy. Also spark knock, which if not taken care of can cause excessive heat to build in the engine and cause premature failure.

What problems do the knock sensor indicate?

The knock sensor detects spark knock or ping.

What happens if you drive the vehicle with a bad knock sensor?

If you run your rig with a bad knock sensor the computer will not be able to tell if or when your engine starts to knock (such as a rod knocking). That is if it isn't already cause the sensor is there for insurance. Make sure the sensor is bad and if so have it replaced asap. It is an expensive job cause you have to remove the intake to get to them (some engines have two under the intake). willyray3

What problem could the knock sensor cause on your car?

If the knock sensor failed the CEL (Check Engine Light) would be illuminated and the engine may "ping" or "spark knock" under load. Serious "spark knock" can damage the engine if allowed to continue.

How do you replace a knock sensor on a 2003 Chevy silverado 4.8?

The Knock sensor is located on the lower side of the engine near the oil pan rail and goes into water. Make sure your engine is cool before you start the job. The best way is to drain all of the coolant out of the engine first, then disconnect the wire, then remove the knock sensor. WARNING--antifreeze will come pouring out when you take the knock sensor our so WEAR SAFETY GOGGLES to protect your eyes. Do not use any sealer other that the sealer that is on the new sensor.

How do you change a knock sensor on 1998 Subaru Outback?

that the knock sensor does

Where is knock sensor on 99 pathfinder?

Where is the knock sensor for a 99 pathfinder

How do you change a knock sensor on 1991 Chevy 350?

Make SURE the engine is COLD. Then unscrew the old sensor and install the new one. Antifreeze will leak out of the engine so be quit when replacing it.

Will antifreeze run out when changing knock sensor s10 blazer?

Yes but, if you relieve the pressure by opening the radiator cap (when engine is cold) then replace the radiator cap before removing the knock sensor, only a small amount of coolant will come out while you change the unit.

What sensors cause engine to miss when pulling a hill?

Oxygen Sensor. Or the Knock Sensor. Or you could check the plugs for faults.

Can a bad knock sensor cause your car to shutoff?

yes, it is protecting the motor from damage.

Where is the knock sensor on a 2005 town and country?

I don't believe it has a knock sensor.

Where is the knock sensor located for a 2005 Kia Rio?

knock sensor location