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Vanture 2001, Knocking..

Dear All
for last 4-5 days I am experiencing knocking problem in my vanture 2001, this happened after I had my Vanture enine cleaned. is there any possibility that some vaccum pipes are out those are causing the problem beside knocking sensor? any solution?

please write me if you have any solutions.
best regards

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  • nasjan007 Nov 28, 2008

    one thing is true that this problem happened after I had my car engine washed with water /diesel and next day this problem happened.

    thanks for reply.. I will change the coil .. and I will write you about the result..

  • nasjan007 Nov 28, 2008

    can hyou please tell me where this Coil is located in Vanture 2001,


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Vanture 2001, Knocking.. - moz-screenshot.jpgLook at your coil, this sounds like it is electrical in nature. Water on a coil will cause a short. Disconnect the wires and dry it off. You may need a new one anyway, the car is over 7 years old. I hope the coil hyperlink worked. If this doesn't fix it, follow the coil wires to the other end and dry that.

Posted on Nov 27, 2008

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    davidkay61 Nov 28, 2008 neighbor had one of those and I am trying to remember where it was...on normal mounted engines, GM always has them on the backside of the motor, so if that holds true, it should be on the passenger side, on the top of the motor, with two big spark-plug-looking wires on it...go to that hyperlink again and take a look...those two plug posts have wires coming off of them. I'd take those wires off and make sure they are clean (use a rag) and try it again, you may not need a new one...washing it wouldn't have ruined it. I would say that it would end sooner or later by drying out itself, but diesel? That is oily and may not dry off for a long time...or ever. Good luck!


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