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Knock Sensor I've been told i need to replace the knock sensor on my 2003 X type 3.0 to correct a problem with poor performance at 3000 rpm or above. There are 2 types of knock sensors for this car, a top mount and a side mount. the side mount costs considerably more. How would I know which one I need? Also if anyone out there has performed this repair is it difficult to do?

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SOURCE: XJ8 Knock Sensor

Pretty Difficult you have to remove the complete intake and injector rail. You will need both side intake gaskets and the plenum gasket.

Posted on Dec 12, 2008

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SOURCE: 2003 Jag Knock Sensor

Yes i do !!! i havwe attache a drawing for you to follow
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Posted on Jan 17, 2009

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SOURCE: jaguar s-type restricted performance

I had the same problem. Restricted performance and running rough at 3000 RPM. I have an OBDII code reader and found that the problem was in the air mass flow sensor, which is just after the air filter. I pulled this out and found it was dirty and had butterfly wings in it. The last shop where I had the oil changed replaced the filter for me but put in the wrong size. Close but no cigar. Bought some *** Flow Sensor cleaner at auto store and fixed the problem. Get an OBDII reader with the ability to erase the codes. Comes in real handy.

Posted on Mar 01, 2010

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SOURCE: Jaguar x type 2004 2.5 petrol V6, 38500 miles, codes P0171, P0174

Have exactly the same issue on 04 jag x type 2.5. So far have replaced fuel filter, air filter k&n, plugs ngk. Codes cleared, same issue. Seems to appear when air temp is cold and eng is warm.
Am replacing upstream O2 sensors and cleaning MAF next. Will keep you posted if it clears up. Did you ever find the cause?

Posted on Mar 07, 2010

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SOURCE: location 2003 jaguar x type

it is under the intake

Posted on Sep 06, 2010

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SOURCE: engine light on with restricted

this code is a rich code your car is burning too rich...meaning not enough air is mixing with the fuel...make sure you check all lines insuring that bank one doesnt have a clogged vacuum line etc..Bank one is where cyllllinder one is located or usually if your facing the bell housing while sitting in the car it will be the right side of the engine...But I would start with hoses,then go from there...

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Knock sensor for 2007 Saturn outlook. I can't pass emissions test!


Check engine light on ? What code ? There are many different (DTC'S) - diagnostic trouble codes that can set for knock sensors ! There all don't mean that you replace the sensor .
DTC P0324: Knock Sensor (KS) Module Performance
DTC P0325: Knock Sensor (KS) Circuit Bank 1
DTC P0326: Knock Sensor (KS) Performance
DTC P0327: Knock Sensor (KS) Circuit Low Bank 1
DTC P0328: Knock Sensor (KS) Circuit High Bank 1
DTC P0330: Knock Sensor (KS) Circuit Bank 2
DTC P0332: Knock Sensor (KS) Circuit Low Bank 2
DTC P0333: Knock Sensor (KS) Circuit High Bank 2

The knock sensor (KS) system enables the control module to control the ignition timing for the best possible performance while protecting the engine from potentially damaging levels of detonation. The sensors are located below each cylinder head on the engine block. The KS produces an AC voltage signal that varies depending on the vibration level during engine operation. The control module adjusts the spark timing based on the amplitude and the frequency of the KS signal. The control module receives the KS signal through 2 isolated signal circuits. The control module learns a minimum KS noise level at idle and uses calibrated values for the rest of the RPM range. The control module should monitor a normal KS signal within the noise channel.
Knock Sensor Replacement - Bank 1
Remove the exhaust manifold lower heat shield. Refer to Exhaust Manifold Lower Heat Shield Replacement.
Disconnect the engine wiring harness electrical connector (1) from the bank 1 knock sensor (2).
Loosen the knock sensor bolt and remove the knock sensor.
Knock Sensor Replacement - Bank 2
Disconnect the negative battery cable. Refer to Battery Negative Cable Disconnection and Connection .
Remove the engine oil filter. Refer to Engine Oil and Oil Filter Replacement .
Lower the vehicle.
Disconnect the engine wiring harness electrical connector (2) from the bank 2 knock sensor (3).
Loosen the knock sensor bolt and remove the knock sensor.

Nov 12, 2016 | Saturn Cars & Trucks

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99 lesabre spit and sputter


Hi Phil, I think maybe you have the wrong idea of what the knock sensor is and what it does. Basically its a small crystal microphone that 'listens' for ignition knocks in the engine and sends information signals to the engine management system to adjust the ignition timing accordingly. The knock sensor works in conjunction with the crankshaft sensor and the cam shaft sensor. the symptom of running out of breath at about three thousand revs may be due to the knock sensor or one or more of the ignition coils fitted on top of the spark plugs. Another area of concern may be the map sensor (or in the case of an air flow sensor being used, that too) I do agree that you should take the vehicle and have an agent for of the vehicle carry out a diagnostic scan with the correct equipment. Generic equipment sometimes only gives part of the answer. Hope you find this of help. Regards John

Jun 22, 2012 | Cars & Trucks

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P0325 what does it mean


P0325: Knock Sensor 1 Circuit Malfunction Bank 1 or 1 Sensor

- Knock sensor circuit short to ground
- Knock sensor circuit short to power
- Knock sensor circuit open
- Faulty knock sensor
- Faulty Engine Control Module (ECM)

Replacing the knock sensor usually takes care of the problem.

The knock sensor is attached to the cylinder block. It senses engine knocking using a piezoelectric element. A knocking vibration from the cylinder block is sensed as vibrational pressure. This pressure is converted into a voltage signal and sent to the Engine Control Module (ECM).

Feb 07, 2012 | 2005 Kia Rio

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05 kia amanti with diagnostics codes p0350,p0320,p0300,p0302,p0303,p0304,p0305,p0306.skipping at times.when it does skip & misfire the rpm gauge goes crazy.this problem is not consitant


Generic OBD II Diagnostic Trouble Codes

DTC CODES P0300 to P0399

P0300....Random/Multiple Cylinder Misfire Detected

P0301....Cylinder 1 Misfire Detected

P0302....Cylinder 2 Misfire Detected

P0303....Cylinder 3 Misfire Detected

P0304....Cylinder 4 Misfire Detected

P0305....Cylinder 5 Misfire Detected

P0306....Cylinder 6 Misfire Detected

P0307....Cylinder 7 Misfire Detected

P0308....Cylinder 8 Misfire Detected

P0309....Cylinder 9 Misfire Detected

P0310....Cylinder 10....Misfire Detected

P0311....Cylinder 11 Misfire Detected

P0312....Cylinder 12 Misfire Detected

P0313....Misfire Detected with Low Fuel

P0314....Single Cylinder Misfire (Cylinder not Specified)

P0320....Ignition/Distributor Engine Speed Input Circuit

P0321....Ignition/Distributor Engine Speed Input Circuit Range/Performance

P0322....Ignition/Distributor Engine Speed Input Circuit No Signal

P0323....Ignition/Distributor Engine Speed Input Circuit Intermittent

P0324....Knock Control System Error

P0325....Knock Sensor 1 Circuit (Bank 1 or Single Sensor)

P0326....Knock Sensor 1 Circuit Range/Performance (Bank 1 or Single Sensor)

P0327....Knock Sensor 1 Circuit Low Input (Bank 1 or Single Sensor)

P0328....Knock Sensor 1 Circuit High Input (Bank 1 or Single Sensor)

P0329....Knock Sensor 1 Circuit Input Intermittent (Bank 1 or Single Sensor)

P0330....Knock Sensor 2 Circuit (Bank 2)

P0331....Knock Sensor 2 Circuit Range/Performance (Bank 2)

P0332....Knock Sensor 2 Circuit Low Input (Bank 2)

P0333....Knock Sensor 2 Circuit High Input (Bank 2)

P0334....Knock Sensor 2 Circuit Input Intermittent (Bank 2)

P0335....Crankshaft Position Sensor A Circuit

P0336....Crankshaft Position Sensor A Circuit Range/Performance

P0337....Crankshaft Position Sensor A Circuit Low Input

P0338....Crankshaft Position Sensor A Circuit High Input

P0339....Crankshaft Position Sensor A Circuit Intermittent

P0340....Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Circuit (Bank 1 or Single Sensor)

P0341 Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Circuit Range/Performance (Bank 1 or Single Sensor)

P0342....Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Circuit Low Input (Bank 1 or Single Sensor)

P0343....Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Circuit High Input (Bank 1 or Single Sensor)

P0344....Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Circuit Intermittent (Bank 1 or Single Sensor)

P0345....Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Circuit (Bank 2)

P0346....Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Circuit Range/Performance (Bank 2)

P0347....Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Circuit Low Input (Bank 2)

P0348....Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Circuit High Input (Bank 2)

P0349....Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Circuit Intermittent (Bank 2)

P0350....Ignition Coil Primary/Secondary Circuit

Nov 17, 2010 | Kia Amanti Cars & Trucks

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Knock sensor replacement ....2003 kia rio....emissions ...obd II....failure...need to pass inspection...failure code P0325 (Knock sensor 1 circuit malfunction)....where vis the knock sensor located on a...


Turn ignition off. Disconnect knock sensor 3
-
pin harness connector. Locate knock sensor, on cyli
nder block.
On Optima 2.7L engine, sensors are located on both
sides of cylinder block. . Remove knock
sensor from cylinder block. To install, reverse rem
oval procedure.

Mar 19, 2010 | 2003 Kia Rio

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I failed the emisson's test. I have a 97 Nissan


P0136 indicates a bad O2 sensor. This reports poor emission performance back to the car's PCM (computer)
P0325 indicates a bad "Knock" sensor which would adversely effect drivability as far as performance is concerned. Only way to fix these 2 problems is replacement of the 2 components.

Nov 03, 2009 | 1997 Nissan Maxima

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Engine cuts out and shudders at 3000 rpm won't accelerateobd code p0332 2002 jaguar x type 3.0 l


P0332 - Knock Sensor 2 Circuit Low Input (Bank 2)

This sensor signals the engine-control computer when detonation is detected, momentarily retarding ignition timing until detonation ceases.

Most computer-controlled systems use knock sensors to ****** timing when the engine is experiencing pinging or knocking.


Obviously, a faulty knock sensor produces problems that appear to be ignition-system-related. If the knock sensor system does not provide an engine detonation signal to the PCM (powertrain control module), the engine detonates, especially on acceleration.
  • The first step in diagnosing the knock sensor and knock sensor module is to check all the wires and connections in the system for loose connections, corroded terminals, and damage.
  • With the ignition switch on, be sure that 12 volts are being supplied through the fuse to the knock sensor module.
  • A quick check of a knock sensor is to watch the ignition's timing while the engine is running and the engine block is tapped with a hammer.
    • The noise should cause a change in timing.
  • The knock sensor can also be checked by tapping near the sensor and watching for an AC pulse on a DMM or lab scope.
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May 01, 2009 | 2002 Jaguar X-Type

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Knock sensor location


Knock Sensor Description addthis_pub = 'car-suff'; button1-bm.gif parts-box-top-lft.gif parts-box-top-rt.gif knock-sensor.jpg parts-box-rt.gif parts-box-btm-lft.gif parts-box-btm-rt.gif A quality Knock Sensor is more important than ever thanks to today’s increasing gas prices. Your Engine Knock Sensor enables your vehicle to obtain the optimum combination of timing and fuel/air mixture to generate power and efficiency and that means less wasted gas. Our guaranteed low prices make us your one-stop Knock Sensor Location. Regardless of the brand, make or model car, truck, van or SUV you drive, we make it easy to locate the application specific Knock Sensor that’s perfect for your vehicle. Our state of the art parts locating system puts you just a few mouse clicks away from the Knock Sensor you need and at a price you cannot beat anywhere. Click. Click. Click. And you are there. In addition to robbing you of fuel economy and performance a faulty Knock Sensor can cause expensive damage to your engine. Remember, the Knock Sensor keeps fuel from detonating in the cylinder … exploding rather than quickly burning as it should. If not replaced a faulty Knock Sensor can quite literally cause hundreds if not thousands of dollars in damage. There is really no need to look any further to find the Knock Sensor that’s application specific for your car, truck, van or SUV – high performance or family vehicle. We’ve got guaranteed low prices and shipping that other suppliers envy. Give us a try, we think you’ll be happy … in fact we guarantee it.

Jun 20, 2008 | 2003 Hyundai Santa Fe

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Knock sensor


To fix the knock sensor, they have to take apart half the engine (not the exhaust) to get to it and it takes about 4 hours.

Jun 05, 2008 | 1999 Mercury Villager

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