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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.


Would the knock sensor stop the engine from starting?

No. It only senses engine vibration/knock.


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.


What is 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.


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.


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.


Does the engine on a 2003 impala knock in the top of the motor if the knock sensor is bad?

The knock sensor just advances and retards the engine timing only. If there is a noise in the engine then you have engine are valve train problems. The knock sensor will not make the engine knock.


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.


Would a bad torque converter cause the motor to knock?

No, it will not cause the engine to knock.


Will it hurt engine to drive with bad knock sensor?

Yes it can hurt your engine to drive with a bad knock sensor. The knock sensor should be replaced as soon as possible.


Where to find knock sensor in a 1997 Chevy Lumina?

The knock sensor, in your 1997 Chevrolet Lumina, can be found on the front of the engine. The knock sensor is near the top of the engine.


Where is the knock sensor for a 2006 dodge charger?

The 2006 Dodge charger knock sensor is located on the back of the engine. The knock sensor will be near the bottom of the engine cover.

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