Repair Procedure for Nissan Knock Sensor Code Nissan uses the same knock sensor on the V-6 engines and the two varieties of four-cylinder engines mentioned here. You could probably do it with a cheaper sensor, but getting the correct harness is very important. Well in my case, during this past weekend I not only cleaned the contacts and connectors where the Knock sensor wires are connected, I also cleaned the 2 other the all of the contacts found in the other 2 plugs that are next to the the knock sensor plug. With the interior hatch panel removed, close the hatch. Since the location is low the easiest way to get to it is to raise the car and approach it from the bottom.
Even back then, the relocation was pretty well established as a cheap fix for the problem. The only way to get at it is to remove the plenum and the intake manifold. Wear mechanics gloves if you attempt this since you will definitely cut your hand on the sharp edges of the engine block. Fits directly, this product allows easy installation. Thanks Again And Keep Up The Great Gearhead Approach Of Working On Your Own Vehicle. Haven't done the repair yet.
Under the white insulation is the actual wire itself. It can be accessed from under the vehicle. In addition, some four-cylinder models carrying the 2. It looks like the sensor is the same but you'll need the Nissan Maxima harness to connect it. Thankfully There Are Guys Like You Out There Who Refuse To Give In To The Makers And Simply Take Your Rigs To A Dealer. It took my entire arm length to reach the sensor from beneath the car. However, when faced with a Nissan knock sensor code in the P0325 through P0334 range I have never found anything besides a failed sensor.
Problem stalling and not starting was not the sensor. Posted on Feb 08, 2010 crankshaft position sensor location for 3. Any vehicle carrying the 3 L V-6 engines from 1990 through 1999 will eventually need this repair. First, locate the oil filter from under the car. This was the solution for the floor lighting frequently staying illuminated when all doors were clearly closed on a 1995 Nissan Pathfinder.
Besides that, the knock sensor is really an important sensor for getting the maximum power and fuel economy out of your engine. I stripped down the shielded wire a little better for you to see. The way to do this is to first relaese the fuel pressure by disconnecting the fuel pump relay and turning the car on. To answer your question: It's under your lower intake manifold, so it's a hard job! This is the hardest job that I've taken on thus far, hope I can put it all back together properly. There is an unseen sensor behind the hatch panel which grounds to the mounting plate of the hatch lock assembly.
Although 10 different knock sensor codes can set from P0325 through P0334 the most common code you'll find is the P0328. To me the knock sensor remains a very important component. They also go on to say that most of the times if you use contact cleaner to clean the contact points and adjust the plugs making sure that the connection is correct, then the error code will dissapear. It's located below the intake manifold up above the oil filter as high as you can reach. Remove the bolt and there's enough wire to pull out and remove the wiring from the sensor.
When the sensor malfunctions, two common complaints become a noticeable lack of performance and a major decrease in miles per gallon. With the key on, engine off you can back probe the eight pin connector on the passenger side valve cover of a V-6 engine and find a reference voltage in the 4 V range. You may also have a timing issue, that a tune up might fix. Here are two close-ups of the wire coming out of the harness on the sensor. At some point mine will have to come off to replace the driver's side valve cover gasket. Look above and to the slight left of the oil filter on the back of the engine.
The clear one looks like its on the right side but hard to tell. It leaves little room for hands and tools. It's way easier to replace as it's on the top of the engine on the firewall side. Learn how to perform the reset procedure and replace the ignition lock cylinder. .