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Old Check engine light came on after cold air intake was put on 01-24-2012 , 12:36 PM

I put a spectre cold air intake that was made for my car the other day and I reset my ecu and already went 100miles. As soon as that happened the check engine light came ok and now I'm worried. What happened?! I need to get this problem fixed ASAP.


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Old Re: Check engine light came on after cold air intake was put on 01-24-2012 , 12:42 PM

Pull the code, it's probably just a lean code.


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Old Re: Check engine light came on after cold air intake was put on 01-24-2012 , 12:42 PM

You never know until you pull the codes, but my guess is one or both banks are running lean. This happens a lot with intakes. Happened to me once with my Injen SRI, but I reset the ECU and it has never come back.


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Old Re: Check engine light came on after cold air intake was put on 01-24-2012 , 12:50 PM

How do I properly reset the ecu?


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Old Re: Check engine light came on after cold air intake was put on 01-24-2012 , 12:55 PM

Unplug the battery and step on the brakes.


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Old Re: Check engine light came on after cold air intake was put on 01-24-2012 , 01:03 PM

The first time I tried to reset the ecu I unplugged the battery for 15min then I tried to start it with the battery unplugged, and then waited 10 more minutes. It ran a bit better then the light came on after 100miles :/ I'll try doin that one in a lil bit


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Old Re: Check engine light came on after cold air intake was put on 01-24-2012 , 01:06 PM

its not driving different is it? stalling or anything?
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Old Re: Check engine light came on after cold air intake was put on 01-24-2012 , 01:06 PM

Take it easy when you reset the ECU or it will throw the code.


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Old Re: Check engine light came on after cold air intake was put on 01-24-2012 , 01:11 PM

I was taking it somewhat easy...until I raced my ex gf's element last night....probably why it threw that code :/ damn I'll reset it lol hopefully it will go away. After the first 100miles then I don't have to take it easy?


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Old Re: Check engine light came on after cold air intake was put on 01-24-2012 , 01:26 PM

Check your maf, you can reset your ecu all you want but the code will keep appearing if you dont fix the problem.
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Old Re: Check engine light came on after cold air intake was put on 01-24-2012 , 02:40 PM

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Check your maf, you can reset your ecu all you want but the code will keep appearing if you dont fix the problem.
Not necessarily. The time mine came on I was in CA on a trip, reset it there and it came back on, but once I got back home I reset it again and it has never come back since.

But yes check your MAF and connections on the tube pieces etc just to make sure.


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Old Re: Check engine light came on after cold air intake was put on 01-24-2012 , 03:06 PM

Cleaning the MAF could help too.


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Old Re: Check engine light came on after cold air intake was put on 01-24-2012 , 03:13 PM

Yea I had to do that with mine, used an electronics parts cleaner.
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Old Re: Check engine light came on after cold air intake was put on 01-24-2012 , 03:14 PM

Is your MAF backwards?


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Old Re: Check engine light came on after cold air intake was put on 01-24-2012 , 03:26 PM

If that was the case it would sputter and pretty much be undriveable (I did that once) lol
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Old Re: Check engine light came on after cold air intake was put on 01-24-2012 , 03:32 PM

Okay guys I have figured it out. I took my Tib to a Advance auto parts store and they ran a diagnostic on it. It was showing a p1166 and p1167 codes, and both pertain to the MAF. So I popped the hood to discover that I incidentally put the MAF on backwards when I put the intake on, and that was not the only problem. The supplied "claps" I use that lightly only because it didnt do **** towards holding the piping together. SO I bought some new pipe clamps that get a whole hell of a lot tighter than the other one, reset the ecu again, and test fired it. Runs like new. Now just need to get a new fuel pump cause the old one is being gay -_-" anyone know where I can get a new one for cheapish?


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Old Re: Check engine light came on after cold air intake was put on 01-24-2012 , 03:37 PM

Rock Auto sir.


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Old Re: Check engine light came on after cold air intake was put on 01-24-2012 , 05:04 PM

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Rock Auto sir.
Bingo. Rock Auto is the ****! lol.


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Old Re: Check engine light came on after cold air intake was put on 01-24-2012 , 05:15 PM

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Old Re: Check engine light came on after cold air intake was put on 01-24-2012 , 08:13 PM

dont do anything mentioned above if you have an 07-08.....thats just how it is theres nothing wrong with your car other than the fact they decided to put a touchy ECU in them

run it and a month before you have safety and emissions but your CAI filter on the end of your stock little 8 inch rubber pipe and the CEL will go away....then after put it back on.


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Old Re: Check engine light came on after cold air intake was put on 01-25-2012 , 12:30 AM

Well it was a bit odd when I started it up after I left work tonight (rpms surging up and down between 1500-2300) but after it was warmed up it was okay....had to dodge water puddles omw home hahaha


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Old Re: Check engine light came on after cold air intake was put on 01-25-2012 , 01:21 AM

ya get a hydro shield.....i just took mine off cuz snow in utah but your engine needs to get use to the new air flow cel "might" go away after a few hundred miles but dont count on it....the CEL isnt a horrible thing but its a concern because if a different code pops up you wouldnt know so if you have a code reader i would try erasing the code/ checking it weekly or monthly to be on the safe side


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Old Re: Check engine light came on after cold air intake was put on 01-25-2012 , 01:30 AM

Did u beat ur X's element?


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Old Re: Check engine light came on after cold air intake was put on 01-26-2012 , 12:31 AM

Hell yea I dd. without even getting completely on the gas to xD


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Old Re: Check engine light came on after cold air intake was put on 03-03-2012 , 02:42 AM

im having the same problem with my tib i read and did everything you guys were saying and my code is still on. I have an 08 tiburon spitfiredan said thats just how those tibs are. But im wondering if there is anything i can do to get rid of it. And if its a problem becuase i dont want my engine to be slowly dying lol, any help please?
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