Content Source: 2020 GENERAL 1000 Owner’s Manual (9929901 R01) > Troubleshooting Chapter


The Owner's Manual for this vehicle contains warnings, instructions and other information you must read and fully understand before safely riding or performing maintenance on this vehicle.Always follow the warnings and instructions in Owner's Manual.

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Engine Pings or Knocks

Possible Cause Solution
Poor quality or low octane fuel Replace with recommended fuel
Incorrect spark plug gap or heat range Set gap to specs or replace plug

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