How to Disable a Knock Sensor?

Answer A knock sensor is a device installed on most cars and trucks today that senses motor noise coming from your car's engine. If the sensor detects engine noise, it sends a signal to your car's power c... Read More »

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Difference Between a Knock Sensor & Oxygen Sensor?

Knock sensors and oxygen sensors, or O2 sensors, function as sensing devices that detect variations in an automotive engine's performance. Knock sensors monitor the combustion cycle of the engine, ... Read More »

How to Fix a Knock Sensor?

All fuel-injected vehicles use at least one knock sensor. The knock sensor monitors excess vibrations in the engine then signals the computer. The computer uses the information from the knock senso... Read More »

Knock Sensor Removal?

The knock sensor sends information to a vehicle's engine control module (ECM) when the air/fuel mixture explodes incorrectly. Transmitting this information prompts timing correction that helps cont... Read More »

Where is the knock sensor on an SL1?

The knock sensor on a Saturn SL1 is located inside the engine compartment. On the SL1's driver's side, look on the engine block behind the oil filter to access the knock sensor.References:Saturn L-... Read More »