Can bad injectors cause engine knock?
Normally, a bad injector will cause a misfire, rough running, and a stumble under acceleration. If the injector is putting too much fuel in the cylinder, or fuel at the wrong time, then a pre-ignite or knock could happen, and will sometimes happen under the right circumstances.
Can injectors cause knocking?
Knock Knock Engine knock results from the miss-timing of the combustion process between the injector firing and piston movement, resulting in a knocking sound from the engine. This symptom indicates that more components than just the injector are now involved.
Does a bad fuel injector make a knocking sound?
A bad injector can dribble and not atomize the fuel. This may cause a diesel knock noise. But 90% of the time a knocking noise will come from bad fuel pump/cam/crank timing. If not a worn big – or small end bearing.
Why does my car Keep Knocking on the engine?
Luckily, engine knock isn’t a frequent problem with modern cars, because the air/fuel ratio, fuel injectors and timing are all computer controlled. There’s even a knock sensor that’s designed to detect engine knock and tell the Engine Control Unit, so it can correct the problem automatically.
Can a bad knock sensor cause an engine to knock?
There’s even a knock sensor that’s designed to detect engine knock and tell the Engine Control Unit, so it can correct the problem automatically. This naturally means that a bad knock sensor can allow the engine to knock.
Why is there blue smoke coming out of my engine?
In some cases, the head gasket can leak engine oil into a cylinder, again causing blue smoke out the exhaust; it can also leak coolant into a cylinder and cause thick white smoke out the exhaust. One other possibility is coolant and oil mixed together internally causing a milky mess either in the oil pan or radiator.
What does it mean when your engine makes a ticking noise?
Eddie spent 35 years in the automotive business with Honda. He is an ASE Certified Master Technician and has bruised knuckles to prove it. What Engine Noise Is Normal? A knocking or ticking noise from your engine is a sign that something is wrong. Usually, it’s because of one of these issues: