re. Tips on replacing the rear knock sensor?
pcschulz at comcast.net
Wed May 31 13:59:34 EDT 2006
BTW, as bad as the access to the distributor is
on a 3b, its even WORSE on a 7a...
As to the sensor, I'm going to replace it with a
known good one to rule it out as a potential issue...
If that has no effect, then I will perform the reconstructive surgery ;-)
At 01:15 PM 5/31/2006, Ben Swann wrote:
>A crows foot wrench and extension will likely be
>the trick they sur dont give much room to
>work in this area and even R&R cap and rotor is a PITA.
>If the sensor is not obviously damaged and the
>braided sheild is not cut, Id just tape it
>maybe use some silicone or liquid electrical
>tape with the tape wrap. There are some good
>rubber stretch tapes too. Unless the sheild or
>wiresare damaged, youll gain nothing by
>replacing an old working sensor with a new
>one. Just keep the old one going. BTDT on the 10V KS, but same as on the 20V.
><mailto:benswann at comcast.net>benswann at comcast.net
>83 urq, / =oooo= \ alpine and Inga
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>91 200qa20v, [ =!\=oooo=/!= ] avant and sedan
>[Date: Wed, 31 May 2006 10:39:16 -0400
>From: Peter Schulz <pcschulz at comcast.net>
>Subject: Tips on replacing the rear knock sensor?
>To: 200q20v at audifans.com
>The access is rather poor, and I would like to
>avoid removing the intake manifold if possible ;-)..
>And to answer the why question, trying to
>resolve intermittent power loss on the indigo wagon
>- no knock sensor code, but the sensor
>insulation is crumbling off at the sensor end of the cable.
>Chelmsford Ma, USA
Chelmsford Ma, USA
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