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5kQ: Code 2142 ...
In message <9706221631.AA14052@bazooka.amb.org> firstname.lastname@example.org (Ti Kan) writes:
> > I was driving the '88 5kCSQW [w/QLCC] and in 3rd gear at
> > about 45MPH if I give the car moderate throttle the engine
> > light comes on. I got home and checked the error code ...
> > it says 2142. From the CIS-E III section in the Bentley it
> > says this means knock sensor or wiring bad.
> Apparently these knock sensors are very sensitive about their
> mounting torque. You may want to try to dismount it and then re-mount
> to the proper torque.
True. Also sensitive to ECU grounding. Check any brown wires connected to the
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