Toyota Camry 1983-1996 Repair Guide

Knock Sensor

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TESTING



  1. Disconnect the wiring from the knock sensor.
  2.  
  3. Remove the knock sensor from the vehicle.
  4.  
  5. Using an ohmmeter, check that there is no continuity between the terminal and the sensor body.
  6.  
  7. If there is continuity, replace the sensor.
  8.  
  9. Install the knock sensor.
  10.  
  11. Connect the sensor wiring.
  12.  

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1



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Fig. Fig. 1: Some 6-cylinder engines are equipped with two knock sensors. One for each cylinder bank

  1. Disconnect the wiring from the knock sensor.
  2.  
  3. Unscrew the knock sensor from the vehicle.
  4.  

To install:
  1. Install the knock sensor and tighten securely to 33 ft. lbs. (44 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Connect the sensor wiring.
  4.  

 
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