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Old 01-28-2013, 06:21 AM
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DHoang DHoang is offline
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Location: Austin, Texas
 
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Mein Auto: '98 528i, '82 323i
Something's wrong w/ your car if you can't run 87 oct. w/o it knocking.
My car runs perfectly fine on regular gas 87 oct.

i think you're right w/ suspecting that your knock sensor is not working right.
It's supposed to detect knock and send a signal to the computer so the computer can retard the ignition to prevent knocking.
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