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I have a 95 LX. Since it was new, it has pinged in warm weather (say above 85 degrees F / 30 C). I put in higher octane gas, and that fixes the problem. Do other people see this same problem, or is there something wrong with my car?
 

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The 1.9i, unfortunately, does not have a knock sensor. In warmer weather, the engine prob. runs a little hotter and will start pinging under load. The fact that higher octane gas solves the prob tells me that it is most likely not a mechanical problem. You just have to downshift and back off the throttle when it happens, or run higher octane gas. There isn´t really any other solution sinse the ignition timing is not adjustable w/o modification to the car.
 
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