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This is caused by using a low grade fuel. (85 or 87) Try using a higher grade something around 90 or 95 Mid grade or Premium.

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Q: What causes a vehicle to knock and ping?
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What causes a engine to knock or ping?

Low octane fuel, timing to far advanced, overheating.

What does a knock sensor for 2006silverdo?

The knock sensor detects spark knock (ping) and sends that info to the ECM. The ECM makes timing adjustments to stop the ping.

What problems do the knock sensor indicate?

The knock sensor detects spark knock or ping.

What is the Z2?

Z2 is the name of ping golf clubs knock-off ping called them "ping zing"

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What is the function of an detonation knock sensor?

The knock sensor detects spark knock or ping and sends a signal to the vehicles putor. The putor takes that information and retards timing in an attempt to eliminate the ping.

What does a car do when the knock sensor is bad?

The knock sensor retards the engine timing when there is a knock or ping detected. This will make the car a little sluggish. It is rare that the knock sensor goes bad.

what causes my corola dx wagon with a 5e engine to ping?

what causes my corola dx wagon with a 5e engine to ping

What does a knock sensor bank 1 sensor 1 do?

It detects spark knock (ping) then sends a signal to the ECM to retard timing.

What causes Engine knock jeep?

Engine knock happens when an unbalanced air and fuel combination occurs inside of an engine cylinder. If the problem is not corrected the vehicle runs the risk of having a piston malfunction.

What does a engine do when the knock sensor is bad?

Ping under acceleration or under load.

How many bowling pins can you knock down with a ping pong ball?

All of them...

What causes the knock sensor code?

what causes the knock sensor code on a 2002 Kia Spectra. Thank You

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What is a knock sensor on a 3800 series 2 supercharged motor?

The knock sensor detects spark knock (aka ping), sends that signal to the engine control module (ECM), the ECM retards the timing until the spark knock stops.

Where is knock sensor on 1976 Chevy 400?

That year vehicle has a carburetor and does not use a knock sensor.

Can you run the car with a knock sensor?

Yes, you should always run your vehicle with its Knock sensor.

How important is it to fix a damaged knock sensor?

Allowing an engine to ping excessively can do serious damage.

Will a bad knock sensor prevent an engine from shifting?

A bad knock sensor would illuminate the check engine light and allow the engine to ping (spark knock). The engine doesn't shift, the transmission shifts.

What kind of gas do you put in your Lincoln town car signature series?

Try 87 Octane if vehicle does not "ping" excessively you should be OK if vehicle does "ping" try 89 Octane

How many knock sensor is there on a vehicle?

That depends on which vehicle. Some have more than one.

Why does your 93 Cadillac DeVille knock when the engine is accelerating?

If it is more of a ping than a knock then just try running some higher octane fuel in it. If is more of a knock it could be a rod or crankshaft bearing. If it is definitely a knock you should get it looked at right away.

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.

What causes a suburban to knock?

because their is no doorbell

What causes car to knock?

You being a pervert.