KNOCK SENSOR

  • Tiny
  • Jimmiez
  • 2007 Chevrolet HHR
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • automatic
  • 88,300 miles

My check engine light indicates a "knock sensor" problem. Code P0325. How does this affect engine performance and economy? Will a defective sensor intermittently kill the engine?

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Saturday, June 18th, 2011 AT 9:04 PM

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  • rasmataz
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--The KS is to retard the ignition timing when engine starts to detonates/ping. Yes it'll affect engine performance and fuel economy

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Saturday, June 18th, 2011 AT 9:23 PM
  • Tiny
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Thanks for the quick reply. I assume this sensor is located on the engine somewhere, but exactly where?

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Saturday, June 18th, 2011 AT 9:34 PM
  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
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What is it-2.2 or 2.4 liter-see below

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Saturday, June 18th, 2011 AT 9:45 PM

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