Knock Detector for Torque Pro

Knock Detector for Torque Pro


Check your gas engine for detonations ! Ensure that your everyday car or tuned machine is working fine and gas is good. You should have Torque Pro installed and OBD2 device connected. Knock Detector will:
- report detonations
- show throttle position
- monitor engine coolant and intake air temperatures
Knock Detector is Torque Pro plugin - install Torque Pro first and start Knock Detector from Torque's main menu and make sure OBD2 adapter is connected. While driving at low rpm on 3rd gear just press throttle to max position and wait a safe period of time. Test will start automatically and finish as you depress pedal. Notification sounds will be played. Test will cover the passed rev range. If testing on automatic gear box ensure that gears are not switched during the test.
Warning - please ensure safe driving conditions - highways only !!!

In order to work on all car models Knock Detector uses heuristic algorithm to find detonations. It is based on analysis of timing advance, throttle, revs and speed. On some ECUs it may report knocks but the reason could be timing retard because of specific factory tune.

Knock Detector will not report minor car specific knock events so it can also miss some detonations. However it will report ECU learned detonations. Such knock events will likely disappear at some moment. Detonations can be real or fake, they can appear and disappear, so there is no reason to worry if such are reported. Detonation may be caused just by depressing the throttle at high revs. Some stock ECUs pull timing 0.5 - 1.00 even on WOT so fake knock will be detected.

Engine coolant and intake air temperaturesare also monitored as major knock factors. Avoid spirited driving or testing when both values are not green - too cold or too hot temperatures can cause detonations.

More features are coming soon. Used every day on my heavily modified Subaru STI ! Drive safe and have fun !

For more info please check http://jboxers.com

P.S.
Русские друзья, вы должны установить Torque Pro с OBD2(ELM327) устройство. Спасибо !

Amis français, vous devez installer Torque Pro avec OBD2(ELM327) engin aussi.

Recent changes:
Added Celsius/Fahrenheit temperatures support depending on user preference.
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About Knock Detector for Torque Pro
Check your gas engine for detonations ! Ensure that your everyday car or tuned machine is working fine and gas is good. You should have Torque Pro installed and OBD2 device connected. Knock Detector will:
- report detonations
- show throttle position
- monitor engine coolant and intake air temperatures
Knock Detector is Torque Pro plugin - install Torque Pro first and start Knock Detector from Torque's main menu and make sure OBD2 adapter is connected. While driving at low rpm on 3rd gear just press throttle to max position and wait a safe period of time. Test will start automatically and finish as you depress pedal. Notification sounds will be played. Test will cover the passed rev range. If testing on automatic gear box ensure that gears are not switched during the test.
Warning - please ensure safe driving conditions - highways only !!!

In order to work on all car models Knock Detector uses heuristic algorithm to find detonations. It is based on analysis of timing advance, throttle, revs and speed. On some ECUs it may report knocks but the reason could be timing retard because of specific factory tune.

Knock Detector will not report minor car specific knock events so it can also miss some detonations. However it will report ECU learned detonations. Such knock events will likely disappear at some moment. Detonations can be real or fake, they can appear and disappear, so there is no reason to worry if such are reported. Detonation may be caused just by depressing the throttle at high revs. Some stock ECUs pull timing 0.5 - 1.00 even on WOT so fake knock will be detected.

Engine coolant and intake air temperaturesare also monitored as major knock factors. Avoid spirited driving or testing when both values are not green - too cold or too hot temperatures can cause detonations.

More features are coming soon. Used every day on my heavily modified Subaru STI ! Drive safe and have fun !

For more info please check http://jboxers.com

P.S.
Русские друзья, вы должны установить Torque Pro с OBD2(ELM327) устройство. Спасибо !

Amis français, vous devez installer Torque Pro avec OBD2(ELM327) engin aussi.

Recent changes:
Added Celsius/Fahrenheit temperatures support depending on user preference.

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A Google User
Jan 2, 2015
Dangerous App wants you to take your engine to maximum RPMs. My car is ten years old, so no thanks.
A Google User
Dec 24, 2014
Seems to work well. Just start the app, open the throttle fully (press the gas pedal all the way down) and wait a few seconds until it says it is done.
A Google User
Dec 20, 2014
A+ Ten years ago, you would of paid over $1K for a Reader & Data scanner that does what this app can do. Get a decent OBD Bluetooth, as the $10 ones on Ebay won't work with Torque. I know this as a fact. Spend the $25 for a decent OBD Bluetooth.
A Google User
Dec 18, 2014
Thanks! Great does just what it says!
A Google User
Dec 18, 2014
Not functional on 05 prius Hooked it up, got on the interstate with it, test never ended. The status bar fluctuated and got as high as your screen shot for the app preview (63%)and thats it. I got the prius to 101mph and this thing never completed its task.