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Old 02-21-2011, 05:16 PM   #1
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Question knock sensor location????? helppp!

ok my rsxers!im having difficulties finding the knock sensor on my 2005 rsx type s can ya please help me find it, can someone show me with pictures if possible it would be highly appreciated! also my engine light is on because of the knock sensor so i wanna replace it just dont know where to find it. so pleaseeee helppppp!!!
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Old 02-21-2011, 05:22 PM   #2
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Right below the intake manifold
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Old 02-21-2011, 05:25 PM   #3
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sleek dc5 are u sure??/
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do i have to drain the anti freeze in order to replace the knock sensor??
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You will lose some coolant but if you are quick on the switch, not much at all. Just make sure to top off the radiator when you are done. Also, follow the factory torque spec to the tee. Good luck.
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ok thanks erik i guess a torque wrench ima have to go get i hear if you torque it to much u can break it also!
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Old 02-23-2011, 01:44 PM   #7
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ok now another question, whats the best method to get to the knock sensor???
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ok now another question, whats the best method to get to the knock sensor???
Remove the intake manifold.
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Old 02-23-2011, 02:13 PM   #9
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sleek dc5 are u sure??/
Yes. I replaced mine when I had my first tune after installing my turbo kit
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Remove the intake manifold.
This. Removing the IM is a pain but it is the best way
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