Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2004 23:13:20 +0100
From: Mario Lange <>
Subject: Re: Check engine diagnosis

Hdgdn wrote: > Symptoms: Car (1988 900s 16v, 197kmiles) starts normally, seems to be > running > fine. Yesterday, the radio wouldn't come on, asking for the code to be > reset, > which makes me think there was an electrical interruption somewhere. > Today, it started fine, check engine light was flashing in a 4 flash > sequence at 1500 rpm, went to a solid light above 1500-1800 rpm, flashed > again when I slowed > back down. The car is runnning fine. The code seems to indicate a "knock > sensor", (whatever that is). Any other ideas or guidance? > James F. Hodgdon Jr. > Hodgdon Scale Models > The main task of the knock sensor, is to manage the ignition, if there was not enough octane in your fuel. Maybe you take bad fuel! Mario

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