Mechanics

CHANGING KNOCK SENSOR

2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser

Engine Performance problem
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 82000 miles

location of the knock sensor and diagram


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Destny
October 28, 2010.



KNOCK SENSOR
The knock sensor bolts into the side of the cylinder block in front of the starter under the intake manifold.

REMOVAL

Disconnect the negative battery cable.
Disconnect electrical connector from knock sensor.
Remove the bolt holding the knock sensor
Remove the knock sensor
INSTALLATION

Install knock sensor. Tighten knock sensor bolt to 22 Nm (195 in. lbs.) torque. Over or under tightening effects knock sensor performance, possibly causing improper spark control.
Attach electrical connector to knock sensor.
Connect the negative battery cable.


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/416332_2003_chrsyler_pt_cruiser_knock_sensor_1.jpg


There you go.

Saturntech9
Oct 28, 2010.