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    Default Knock sensor location on a 93 k1500 with a 5.7 litre

    anyone know where the knock sensor is locATED N MY FATHERS 1993 CHEVY K1500 4X4 PICKUP. I WAS THINKING IT WAS NEAR THE STARTER, BUT IM NOT SURE

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    There may be one or two on the motor. They are typically on the lower portion of the block near the oil pan rail. It's an odd-lookng cylinder that just kind of sticks off the block with no apparent use or reason.

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    Yep, near the starter, if your 5.7 (L05) is like mine (I just pulled the one from my C-1500 1993 Burb). It's above the pan line near the dipstick aperture. Look on the opposite side of the engine and you'll see a drain plug with a square head. I mention this to remind you, the knock sensor works by listening in engine's coolant. Remove the sensor and be ready with a bucket (even with the radiator drained). There's not much excitement down there, why do you want to know?
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    why are you replacing it, im curious because i think it might be my problem.
    i have been reading alot of forums and asking a lot of questions and everyone thinks this is my problem.

    are you having engine running problems if so what are the symtoms.
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