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Knock sensor removal is fairly straightforward on the normally aspirated 1. Knocking, if allowed to continue over a long time can seriously damage the engine. One more detail about when the misfire code occurred: the car was pretty full with people and stuff and I wasn't the driver. The knock sensor signals the Electronic Control Unit and ignition timing and other engine parameters are changed to eliminate the knocking. I need to fix this on a budget, I didn't buy a 15 year old car for the looks.
The post will be deleted, this is not a review forum for specific shops. Maybe you can get it warrantied and we can rest assured that you have a good sensor, and go on from there. This isnt a place to post your youtube channel 5 Mark Solved. If that isn't available, provide all you know and explain why. Maybe there's some way to test this with a voltmeter? For example, the output waveform from the knock sensor may look as if knock is occuring when in reality it is not. The knocking sound that the sensor is designed to detect is caused by uneven combustion of a lower octane gasoline than the engine is able to burn efficiently.
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I generally have a light foot to maximize fuel economy but he was accelerating it pretty hard. AutoTrust Platinum provides a growing selection of low-priced switches, relays, and wiring components! But aside from that I couldn't tell you what spec is supposed to be. This will allow people to filter out posts that have already been resolved so they can move on to other posts that still need assistance. This is a subreddit for asking Mechanical questions pertaining to vehicles, engines, etc. The connection looks a little sketchy; not the connection between the two plastic pieces but between the male connector the non-knock sensor one and its wire.
We are more than happy to help you figure out why a shop wants to charge you for a repair, and we will tell you if it is unusually high. Car was idling real rough on the short drive to AutoZone. It just be that the knock sensor went bad or that the connector is bad. Available for various import and domestic makes and models, these knock sensors recognize all types of knock frequencies and help minimize the possibility of damaging internal engine components. Couldn't figure out any good way yet to test the knock sensor connection with my voltmeter. Find out which cylinder and check the spark plug wires, pull them from the cylinder head and make sure they arent soaked in oil bad tube seals will cause oil to leak into the wires and cause misfires if that end is okay, re-trace it to the coil and pull the wire off and inspect the male ends of the coil, sometimes there will be green or white crud on there corrosion will also cause misfires.
If you have any questions, please feel free to post a comment below, or post in the. No intentionally bad, harmful, or deceptive advice. I've been reading through the many likely reasons Subarus misfire. If you didn't get an answer the first time, or you don't like the answer you got that does not mean you post it again. Only give advice on something you believe to be true. The service manual says to remove a bunch of parts including the intake manifold, but it is really not necessary. If you're doubting the plug on the knock sensor, just replace it.
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Select one of the options below to filter by 'Solved' or 'Unsolved' posts. Solder new plice no problems to date. I'm going to change the spark plugs this weekend and pray it's not the coils as that is a much more expensive part. Easiest to see while leaning over the left front fender using a flashlight. Almost all defective or worn-out automotive parts, if unmonitored, can easily bring to additional problems to other sections. We will look at these issues in more detail below.