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Location of knock sensor, 1997 subaru outback with regular 2.5 engine

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Stand at the front drivers tire, Peer over just below where the throtle cables connect onto the side of the throtle body, Now look straight down. It's that round black thing bolted to the top of the motor with a wire coming out over to a connector under the intake manifold.

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Here you go:

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