Knock Detector for Torque Pro 1.0.1

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Publisher Description

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 !!!
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.
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Русские друзья, вы должны установить Torque Pro с OBD2(ELM327) устройство. Спасибо !
Amis français, vous devez installer Torque Pro avec OBD2(ELM327) engin aussi.

Knock Detector for Torque Pro is a free software application from the Telephony subcategory, part of the Communications category. The app is currently available in English and it was last updated on 2013-11-10. The program can be installed on Android.

Knock Detector for Torque Pro (version 1.0.1) is available for download from our website. Just click the green Download button above to start. Until now the program was downloaded 24 times. We already checked that the download link to be safe, however for your own protection we recommend that you scan the downloaded software with your antivirus.

Program Details


Publisher BigDinch Labs
Released Date 2013-11-10
Languages English


Category Communications
Subcategory Telephony

System requirements

Operating systems android

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File size
Total downloads 24


License model Free
Price N/A

Version History

Here you can find the changelog of Knock Detector for Torque Pro since it was posted on our website on 2014-06-13. The latest version is 1.0.1 and it was updated on on 2018-01-10. See below the changes in each version:

version 1.0.1

posted on 2013-11-10

Added Celsius/Fahrenheit temperatures support depending on user preference.

version 1.0.1

posted on 2012-09-09

Several fixes and updates

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Release Date: 2013-11-10
Publisher: BigDinch Labs
Operating System: android
Type: Free