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Knock sensor location on a 93 k1500 with a 5.7 litre

Discussion in 'GM Powertrain' started by pook7one, Jan 26, 2008.

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  1. pook7one

    pook7one New Member

    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
  2. Crawdaddy

    Crawdaddy Moderator Staff Member Platinum Contributor 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    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.
  3. zippy

    zippy Member 100 Posts

    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?
  4. chevytruckinrem85

    chevytruckinrem85 New Member

    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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