2002 Chevy Silverado knock sensors

Tiny
MALZONE GRIGGS`
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  • 2002 CHEVROLET SILVERADO
  • V8
  • 4WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 126,000 MILES
Engine lite 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 erace the code everymorning I drive it.
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Sunday, November 15th, 2009 AT 7:59 AM

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Tiny
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So the code is in the P0325-P0334 range but having the actual code tells us more, if the sensor ismt working its one thing, if it is it could retard ignition timming or prevent the truck from starting.
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Sunday, November 15th, 2009 AT 8:27 AM
Tiny
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Code is PO332 circuit lowinput (bank2). Dealer said it might have came from cleaning the engine $687.95 is a Xpencesive engine cleaning!
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Sunday, November 15th, 2009 AT 9:15 AM
Tiny
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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& RTV AREA AROUND SENSOR) TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN Reference Number(s): 02-06-04-023A, Date of Issue: June, 2002 Superceded Bulletin(s): 02-06-04-023 Related Ref Number(s): 02-06-04-023, 02-06-04-023A ARTICLE BEGINNING DESCRIPTION Audible Spark Knock (Detonation), MIL Illuminated,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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Sunday, November 15th, 2009 AT 10:15 AM
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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Sunday, November 15th, 2009 AT 10:49 AM
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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Sunday, November 15th, 2009 AT 3:12 PM

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