Toyota RAV4 2000-05

Knock Sensor (KS)

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Testing



2.0L (1AZ-FE) VIN H
  1. Remove engine from vehicle.
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  3. Remove intake manifold and throttle body assembly.
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  5. Disconnect the knock sensor connector.
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  7. Remove the sensor.
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  9. Using an ohmmeter, check that there is no continuity between the terminal and body.
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  11. If there is continuity, replace the sensor.
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To install:

  1. Install the sensor and tighten to 29 ft. lbs. (39 Nm).
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  3. Connect the sensor connector.
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  5. Reinstall intake manifold and throttle body assembly.
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  7. Install engine to vehicle.

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    Fig. Testing the knock sensor-2.0L (1AZ-FE) VIN H

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2.0L (3S-FE) VIN P
  1. Disconnect the knock sensor connector.
  2.  
  3. Remove the sensor.
  4.  
  5. Using an ohmmeter, check that there is no continuity between the terminal and body.
  6.  
  7. If there is continuity, replace the sensor.
  8.  
  9. Connect the sensor connector.
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2.4L (2AZ-FE) VIN E
  1. Using an ohmmeter, measure the resistance between terminals. Resistance should be 120-280 KOhms.
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  3. If the resistance is not as specified, replace the sensor.
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