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Old 10-02-2007, 02:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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cracked knock sensor

any good still?

I can push the crack in and out...

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Old 10-03-2007, 04:08 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I personally would replace that just for the sake of knowing you would have a new knock sensor that works perfect.
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Old 10-03-2007, 09:37 AM   #3 (permalink)
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However it will still do it's job as is.
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Looks like its been over tightened by the smaller cracks raidating from the brass sleeve. Definatly replace it and use a torque wrench when installing the new one.
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However it will still do it's job as is.
Not really. If a BMW knock sensor is cracked it will not work like it is soposed to.
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