Knock Sensor

What is a Knock Sensor?

The Knock Sensor is part of the car Engine system. We have 5 associated problem symptoms connected to it.

We also have 20 owner problems that mention it.

What problems can be caused by a faulty Knock Sensor?
20 problems that mention the Knock Sensor

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Engine light came on and mercedes c180 manual transmission became more"heavy" on road, needs more acceleration and fuel consumption increased badly

Electrician says knock sensor have to be replaced. When diagnosed it listed two problems. Mass air flow sensor and knock sensor had electrical fault. Mass air flow sensor was very dirty and had to be ...

2010 Mercedes Benz C Class 1.6l
Posted: Jun 28, 2022
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Needs ox sensor

I have been told it needs one but why?

2009 Peugeot 307 307cc
Posted: Sep 30, 2021
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Svs light

Keep getting the svs light flashing on and off alongside a slight drop in power. Once the car is warm the svs light stops coming on and the power returns. I've had the car scanned twice by vauxhall ...

2010 Vauxhall Insignia 1.8 sri
Posted: Dec 14, 2016
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Stop while engine worm, then won't start till cold.

This car come for a problem , cold starting good, after 15 to 30 mins running , its will stop suddenly . then diff, restart. Some time had to press full throttle , then start , but with few movement ...

2003 Renault Kangoo 1.4
Posted: Mar 31, 2015
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Camshaft due phaser circuit

Had a warning light come up last week in the wife's clio. Check emissions warning message, and Toxic fumes lights. Booked into renault today, decided to fill with petrol before going in, the warnin...

2006 Renault Clio 1.6
Posted: Feb 3, 2015
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Dash light

I have just done the peddal test on my car and the light flashed 10-4-10-10 times what dose this mean any idears pls

2003 Vauxhall Astra 1.6 8v
Posted: Oct 1, 2013
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Octavia fuel injection problem

Can anyone shed any light on our problem, please. Skoda Octavia Estate 2008, engine no BKD 881718, which is the 2.Otdi 140, 67k miles. It started as a slight misfire at just above 2000rpm, then devel...

2008 Skoda Octavia Estate 2.0tdi
Posted: Mar 14, 2013
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Engine misfire

Problem started one cold morning when on starting engine a misfire occurred and it was lumpy on idle. Slight pressure on accelerator seemed to clear misfire and I drove the car for approx 5 miles. On ...

2005 Mercedes Benz C Class 230 Kompressor SE A
Posted: Dec 30, 2012
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Car power

car is verry slow on accelerating its like driving a 1.5 and mine is a 1900cc.its verry low on power

2001 BMW 3 Series 1.8i auto
Posted: Aug 30, 2012
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Knock sensor fault code

code reader listed fault with knock sensor, so replaced knock sensor and still problem is listed. 00524(g61) code.knock sensor-( open or short circuit to earth).to me that sounds like the wiring. any ...

1998 Volkswagen Polo 1.4 cl auto
Posted: Apr 14, 2012
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