1999 Toyota Avalon Q&A

1999 Toyota Avalon Question: check engine light

check engine light is on diagnostics reveal it may be the engine knock sensor. Cost locally around $1,100 is there anything I can do to temporarily get it off for inspection purposes? -
Answer 1
the parts are $198 each and there are two of them. you may want to get a second opinion from a good Japanese specialty shop, especially if the estimate was done by the dealer. and no, you cannot bypass this sensor. fix it or park it. -
Comment 1
Thank you for the reply.I've done dealer and private repair estimates both came in around$1,100+/-, one repair shop said they could do it for around $650. Big gap made me suspecious. Am I hurting anything by driving with it on? The car has around 220,000 miles and is running fine/good condition except for this issue. -
Related Items:
I had a garage replace the valve cover gasket on my '99 Toyota Avalon. The check engine light now comes on intermittantly. I took the avalon back to them, but it still comes on. What gives...
...ed that this particular vehicle has an electrical problem which involves the VSC, VSC off, and check engine lights all are on and come back after resetting. Many people have spent a lot of money at the deale...
the check engine light stays on all the time
seems like everyone has the same probem as me... check engine light been on and off for two years, it's always something different...tired of spending money, now...