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How do knock sensors fail?

How do knock sensors fail?

What is a knock sensor? The knock sensor is used to detect engine noise. In general, knock occurs when: The engine compression ratio is too high; The intake temperature is rising; Self-ignition makes the spark plugs too hot; The engine is running out of fuel due to excess air. Knock overheats the engine and clogs the cooling system. It also leads to increased temperatures in the fuel injection system, intake...

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What does a knock sensor do?

What does a knock sensor do?

Knock is a characteristic noise produced by the engine as a result of poor design, improper use, or incorrect tuning. It's a rattling sound that results from the ignition of gasoline. In other words, the resonance is caused by the explosion of the fuel in the cylinder before combustion is initiated by the spark plug. The knock sensor monitors the combustion process in the engine. This article will tell you...

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