Engine light comes on from my knock sensors

Tiny
MALZONE GRIGGS`
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  • 2002 CHEVROLET SILVERADO
  • V8
  • 4WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 126,000 MILES
Engine light comes on from my knock sensors, the truck doesn't ping or knock but I know I need to get them fix is there a deadline on this. Money is very very short I just erase the code every morning I drive it.
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Sunday, November 15th, 2009 AT 7:59 AM

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Tiny
MERLIN2021
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This is a tech bulliten on your code:
AUDIBLE SPARK KNOCK (DETONATION), MIL ILLUMINATED, DTC P0332 SET (REPLACE REAR BANK KNOCK SENSOR & RTV AREA AROUND SENSOR) TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN Reference Number(s): 02-06-04-023A, Date of Issue: June, 2002 Superceded Bulletin(s): 02-06-04-023 Related Ref Number(s): 02-06-04-023, 02-06-04-023A ARTICLE BEGINNING DESCRIPTION Audible Spark Knock (Detonation), MIL Illuminated, DTC P0332 Set (Replace Rear Bank Knock Sensor and RTV Area Around Sensor) Some customers may comment on a mild to severe engine ping (commonly referred to as spark knock), usually worse during acceleration and/or an illuminated MIL. Upon investigation, the technician may find DTC P0332 set. CADILLAC: 2002 Escalade, Escalade EXT with 6.0L Engine CHEVROLET: 1998-2002 Camaro, Corvette with 5.7L Engine; 1999-2002 Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe; 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche with 4.8L, 5.3L or 6.0L Engine GMC: 1999-2002 Sierra, Yukon, Yukon XL with 4.8L, 5.3L or 6.0L Engine PONTIAC: 1998-2002 Firebird with 5.7L Engine SECTION: 06 - Engine/Propulsion System NOTE: This bulletin is being revised to add Cadillac Escalade and Cadillac Escalade EXT to the Models. Please discard Corporate Bulletin Number 02-06-04-023 (Section 6 - Engine/Propulsion System). Here's what's involved, and yes frequent washin does make it worse!:


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Wednesday, May 5th, 2021 AT 2:13 PM
Tiny
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I haven, t wash it in bout a year just keeping her running good and clean till I can get them fix. Lot of money rite now.
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Wednesday, May 5th, 2021 AT 2:13 PM
Tiny
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Shop around you might get it for less at a local shop if there is a good one in your area.
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