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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: KNOCK SENSOR
pore quality fuel will also set that code. dont get into too big of a rush to replace it . run a couple tanks of good gas first but here is a diagram that might help you out
Posted on Sep 16, 2008
If The engine in your van is a 3.5L, the knock sensor is under the upper intake manifold. This has to be removed in order to access the sensor on top of the engine block. The job requires an upper intake gasket set and about 1.5 hours to do; if you are handy with tools. For those who aren't; better off leaving this one to the professionals.
Posted on Dec 09, 2008
Your knock sensor is located Under the hood, center, front engine area, below intake
manifold, mounted on block.
A defective knock sensor may cause engine detonation or reduced spark advance and fuel economy. When a knock sensor is removed and replaced, the sensor must be tightened to its specified torque. If the knock sensor is installed tighter than it should be, it may become too sensitive and provide an excessively high voltage signal, resulting in more spark ****** than required. When the knock sensor is installed looser than it should be, the knock sensor signal will be lower than normal, resulting in engine detonation.
To replace the knock sensor:
Posted on May 15, 2009
These knock sensors are hard to get into. If thats a V6 it is underneath the intake manifold. make sure you cover the intake port when you take it apart, so a screw or a bolt don't accidentally drops in there.
Posted on Jun 28, 2009
SOURCE: 2005 Toyota Camry - knock sensor
Your sensor went off because it overknocked.
Try using a different type of fuel with a higher octane.
Erase the code and use the better gas. if it comes back then we will worry about replacing it.
Posted on Apr 14, 2010
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