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Knock sensor location

Can anyone tell me where the knock sensor is located on a 2003 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L?

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    location on a 2.4 l

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    location and description of crankshaft sensor on a 2.4 L engine

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    engine is making a loud knocking engine shot or can bearings be replaced/



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  • Kleanthis Mavropoulos
    Kleanthis Mavropoulos Jun 20, 2008
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    Kleanthis Mavropoulos Jun 20, 2008

    Your vehicle is equipped with a knock sensor, which has the function of detecting spark knock so the engine control module can adjust ignition timing accordingly. So, the first thing to check is whether the knock sensor is operating properly. If it's not properly detecting spark knock, then your ignition timing may be overadvanced.

    Combustion chamber temperature can be adversely affected by a malfunctioning EGR system, too lean a mixture, carbon buildup (effectively increasing compression) or engine temperature higher than normal operating temperature. So all these things could be contributing as well.

    A step you can take to control engine knock is to use a higher octane gasoline. By definition, octane is the ability of gasoline to resist spark knock. So higher octane gasolines should result in less pinging.

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    Kleanthis Mavropoulos Jun 20, 2008

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