Knock Sensor
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BWD Knock Sensor

Part No. S8012P Warranty Details  
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Mounting Type:Screw-in
Terminal Gender:Male (1)
Terminal Quantity:1

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  • Q:

    Hello I have a 1993 Chevy full size blazer 1500 it is reading code 43 electronic spark control, the only part I have linked to the code is the knock sensor, is that right and if so where is it located so Can check it Out for corrosion and replace if nessasary
    Asked on 12/16/2016 by Cupcake from Johnson city TN

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      A:

      Happy to help, Cupcake! That trouble code typically is related to a failed knock sensor. The knock sensor threads into the right side of the engine block into the water jacket. When you remove the sensor you will lose coolant. Service this on a cold engine only! Not sure of the layout, or accessibility, but you may need to remove the starter motor.

      Answered on 12/20/2016 by Solomon from AAP
  • Q:

    How long can your engine run before you change knock sensor ?
    Asked on 10/10/2015 by Jim from United States

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      Hi Jim, I'm glad to assist you. The knock sensor is designed to save the engine from damage caused by pre-ignition and or pinging. It does this by momentarily retarding the ignition timing until the cause stops and thus preventing damage to the engine. If you elect to drive the vehicle in this condition you will encounter hills and different load conditions along your destination. This is when the knock sensor comes into play and saves you. So it is recommended to replace the knock sensor immediately.

      Answered on 10/11/2015 by Solomon
  • Q:

    How many do I need for a 1999 GMC suburban?
    Asked on 7/31/2014 by Novice auto repair from Coatesville pa

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      Hi Novice, happy to help you! There should be only one ignition knock sensor on your vehicle. However, I would suggest that you to take your vehicle and get it thoroughly checked by a certified mechanic before buying any parts that may/may not solve the problem.

      Answered on 8/2/2014 by Steve from AAP
  • Q:

    I previously asked a question. I believe I called it the wrong name.
    I need the clip or the female attachment to fit on the ignition knock sensor for a 1993 GMC Sonoma 4.3 liter ( no vortec ) !!
    Please tell me what is it called and/or how to find it !!!!!!!

    Thank You !! Jack Lyke
    Asked on 3/6/2014 by Jack from Grayson Ga.

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  • Q:

    i am being told that my 1998 Z71 has 2 knock sencers is this true
    Asked on 4/28/2013 by Randy from michigan

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      Yes, there are two knock sensors in the 1998 Chevrolet Z71 and it is located under the intake manifold. For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

      Answered on 4/29/2013 by Steve from AAP
  • Q:

    will this work for an electric autotrans
    Asked on 1/11/2012 by Anonymous

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      In order to check the exact fit application of this BWD Sensor - Knock (Detonation), please provide the year, make, model and engine size of the vehicle.

      Answered on 1/12/2012 by Vincent from AAP
  • Q:

    what happens when this knock sensor gos bad
    Asked on 12/25/2011 by me from ohio

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      If the knock sensor is starting to go bad, your car will start to experience acceleration problems and a declining fuel economy. Frequently, the car will start to become sluggish. The sensor rarely fails outright and instead will start registering engine knock when there isn't any and the ECU will dial down the engine performance and slow the ignition timing in response. Reasons for failure include corroded connectors in the wire between the sensor and the EPU or internal failure of the sensor itself since it is very sensitive to vibrations.
      For compatibility of this part with your vehicle, please provide your vehicle make, model and engine specification.

      Answered on 12/26/2011 by Aaron from AAP
  • Q:

    Where is it located on 1990 1500 pick up. 5.7 engine
    Asked on 9/20/2010 by Anonymous

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      A:

      Under hood, passenger side, lower engine area, front of starter, mounted in engine block

      Answered on 9/20/2010 by Mike from AAP
  • Q:

    where is it located on a 1987 r10
    Asked on 6/4/2010 by scooby from hindman

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      Please provide the engine size for further assistance.

      Answered on 6/23/2010 by Mike from AAP
  • Q:

    where is located on 1995 chevy subr
    Asked on 3/16/2010 by ricky from hyattsville md

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      For step by step instructions i highly recommend you that you go to your nearest Advance Auto Parts store to purchase a repair manual.

      Answered on 4/28/2010 by Paul
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