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Thread: Any ideas on a car security system?
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Lee:
everything you said sounded reasonable, except:

>>If the mixture in the cylinders is lean enough, you can get
>>hot spots and knocking -- which should trigger the knock
>>sensor and cause an engine shutdown.

I don't think the knock sensor causes the engine to shut down -
it is just one of the feedbacks the engine control computer
uses.  Typically the spark advance would be reduced in
response to knocking.

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