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95 ranger 2.3l spark knock problem

95 ranger 2.3l Truck will spark knock badly when going up hills or at 45mph or better when acceleration is needed. You said to change the knock sensor. This truck doesn't have a knock sensor. Can a worn timing belt cause the problem. Please give the possible reasons. Thank you.

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    kocking under the truck while accelerating. shimming like a bad tire

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Is this a manual trans in this truck, if so, try shifting down a gear. But yes a timing belt could cause this, but usually they wont run very well if the timing belt is that bad worn.

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