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    Xj8 knock sensor

    Hi all have a problem i have now picked up a nice xj8 but have warning saying restricted performance, have plugged in obd scanner and it comes back with knock sensor, well two of them
    So ive had a look and can see them but looks like they both joined in a loom that runs down back of engine
    Any ideas where this goes and where it plugs to please

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    The lead from the sensor to the plug is about 12 inches long so should be fairly easy to spot.
    Jim.
    2012 XKR Black pack, Speed Pack, Aero pack, Rat pack. Past:-87'XJS 3.6L, 93'XJ40 3.2L gold, 95'XJ6 4.0L sport, 00'XJ8 3.2L sport, 2005 XK8 4.2L coupe, 2009 XK 5.0L Portfolio in that order and enjoyed all of 'em.

    I do not offer advice, I only say what I would do with the set of circumstances presented. Your choice always.

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    Mm

    Yes have found them now in the bowels of the underneath of inlet manifold i was looking at two other plugs not buried so deep thanks

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    Just need s to find some cheap ones now

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    Some cheap ones available on the eBay or Amazon.
    Jim.
    2012 XKR Black pack, Speed Pack, Aero pack, Rat pack. Past:-87'XJS 3.6L, 93'XJ40 3.2L gold, 95'XJ6 4.0L sport, 00'XJ8 3.2L sport, 2005 XK8 4.2L coupe, 2009 XK 5.0L Portfolio in that order and enjoyed all of 'em.

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    Ok cheers ill take a look

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