I doubt your symptoms are from that though. When you see P0328 engine fault code on your engine code reader this description will help you. Some were not feasibly worth repairing due to the severity of the damage. This causes the ignition coil to provide a spark and the injector to inject fuel into each cylinder at the right time. The vehicle service manual should be consulted for more information on possible causes of the fault, along with required testing. This will clear all codes from the ecm. When the senor detects vibration the output voltage varies.
Sometimes they get balky and act up followed by straightening out for an undetermined amount of time and then going stupid again. One car shredded a piston and tore up the cylinder wall. So you should chech it on our car models. Use the information in this video at your own risk. If the same code comes up then the sensor is definitely bad and you have two choices: replace it or continue to drive and risk possible engine damage. Does mean the knock sensor works normally on warmed up engine? Pull over, retighten it, and take a look at the cap to see if it has any cracks in it.
Removing the battery usually clears the ram of the current condition, which will be re-checked when you start up the car next time. But you're not very likely to find a Mazda 3 expert on a shaving forum so I'd go looking for a forum that specializes at least in Mazdas or take the car to a dealer. Publication, reproduction or distribution of this film is strictly prohibited. In later car models, the car's computer can usually keep the vehicle running, but the engine warning light on the dashboard goes on to warn the driver. This leads to the Check Engine Light being displayed on the dashboard.
Does mean the knock sensor works normally on warmed up engine? Warmed up and idling, tap a cylinder head in he area of the knock sensor firmly with a small hammer a number of times. The car was showroom clean and the owner chose to just dump the car and buy a new one. I'm cautionary on this because as a mechanic I've had to tear into engines that were damaged due to spark knock. Good luck in your decision. Hello, about two months ago I have a problem with the knock sensor on my 2004 Mazda 3. Go find a good independent shop and give them that list.
YourMechanic offers certified mobile mechanics who will come to your home or office to diagnose and repair your vehicle. Use high octane gas and drive like grandma and you should be good. Please or to join the conversation. Knock Sensor Testing and Replacement: Carsntoys. The faulty knock sensor will not cause the Check Engine light to come on nor will it cause the driveability symptoms you describe.
All you need to go to the dealer for are recalls and warrantee service. What causes the P0328 code? Please or to join the conversation. Not impossible, but certainly far from probable. Pinch open the clamp using pliers and disconnect the vacuum hose from the vacuum pump. The P328 code should not prevent the vehicle from driving to a safe location once the code is triggered. What the P0328 code means The P0328 code is telling us that there is a high input from the bank 1 knock sensor 1.
But replacing it will almost certainly not correct your problem. I would add that if the fuel filter has not been replaced regularly that is something that can contribute to pump failure because a partially clogged filter which may not have any noticeable symptoms can cause the pump to work harder than it normally would. Once signs of detonation are detected i. A knock sensor is a piezoelectric device tuned to a specific frequency to detect preignition pulses. Nevertheless, testing the sensor is straight forward for most vehicles.
Disconnect the negative battery cable. The solution is here : Mazda 3 P0328 Possible Solution : The crankshaft sensor signals the fuel injection computer or the ignition control when the cylinders are firing. If you are unsure of the diagnosis you had received, disconnect the negative battery cable for a few minutes. As far as testing, a fuel pressure gauge is no longer the only way to test a fuel pump. Error codes used to be very vague clues to what the real problem with your car may be.
No guarantee or warranty is implied. Unless the pump acts up while the fuel pressure test gauge is in place and being monitored it can be pretty much a wild guess about this problem although replacing a pump on a wild guess is a bit distasteful. Oil has subsequently been added and I've done a few thousand miles in it since with no noticeable difference to the car. Doing that, it should be possible to duplicate the concern. Remove the following parts: a. This will give you poor gas mileage and less power. Also, I'd guess, it pulls timing.
Most of them bolt right into the block, which makes accessing them difficult. I'm still not solved the problem because I'm not sure if the sensor is bad or the problem is elsewhere! If the engine computer doesn't detect this variation the code is set. Install in the reverse order of removal. Its just a box of wires hooked by wires to other wires. P0325 Symptoms: Mazda 3 The symptoms associated with P0325 are going to vary by engine and model year.