How to Install the Knock Sensor in an Altima?

Answer The knock sensor on the Altima senses excess vibration in the engine. If the knock sensor malfunctions, you can hear pinging or a distinct knocking noise in the engine, usually on acceleration, but... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Install the Knock Sensor in an Altima

How to Install a Knock Sensor on a '96 Nissan Altima?

You can replace the knock sensor on your 1996 Nissan Altima at home and save yourself some hard earned money while feeling good about completing the work on your car yourself. The knock sensor moni... Read More »

How do I change a 1996 Nissan Altima knock sensor?

The knock sensor in a 1996 Nissan Altima detects abnormal vibrations in the engine. The sensor sends a signal to the engine control module (ECM) that is proportional to the severity of the vibratio... Read More »

How to Replace a P0325 Knock Sensor on a '97 Nissan Altima?

The knock sensor on your 1997 Nissan Altima mounts to the side of the engine block and uses a piezoelectric element to sense vibrations from within the engine. These vibrations are converted to ele... Read More »

How to Install a Knock Sensor?

f you hear a sudden tapping or knocking when you accelerate to higher speeds it may mean your knock sensor needs to be replaced. The knock sensor is an electronic component attached to your engine ... Read More »