2005 Chevy Tahoe 5.3L P0332

2005 Chevy Tahoe

Chevy Tahoe On the 2005 Chevy Tahoe with the 5.3L engine, The P0332 is a fairly straight forward code pointing to a problem with the Knock Sensor for Bank-2. These are actually very common fail items on these vehicle. Water intrusion into the sensor that shorts them out is very common. The knock sensor is located under the intake manifold. So, to gain access, the intake manifold will first need to be removed. Given the high labor rate of this job, it’s strongly recommended that both knock sensors be replaced…

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2004 Saturn Vue 3.5L P0325 Knock Sensor

2004 Saturn Vue

Saturn Vue On the 2004 Saturn Vue with the 3.5L engine, the P0325 is pointing to a problem with the Knock Sensor for Bank 1. The Knock Sensor plays a role in the optimal timing of the engine. If the spark plug ignites the compressed air/fuel mixture too late, not all of the air/fuel mixture has time to burn while the fuel is highly compressed. Late ignition causes a decrease in fuel efficiency, decreased power, and increased exhaust emissions. If the spark plug fires too soon, too much of the air/fuel mixture…

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2002 Chevy Avalanche P0332 Knock Sensor

2002 Chevy Avalanche

Chevy Avalanche On the 2002 Chevy Avalanche, the most common reason for the P0332 is in fact, water intrusion into the Bank2 Knock Sensor. It’s actually been a known problem on these engines for quite some time. There is a fix for it however. The sensor and most commonly the wire harness to the sensor will need to be replaced. During installation, a bead of silicone around rubber grommet will keep the issue from happening again. Unfortunately, it’s just a design/material flaw. To gain access to the Knock Sensor, the…

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