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May 6, 7:45pm - #173535 
is this normal on a GTS?

when my car idles you can hear it suck short gasps of air randomly from the CAI. i just had toyota change my injectors and comp. under warranty. but my poor idle is still with me. i dont know whats normal because i havnt had it long enough to know whats normal and whats not. help me out


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May 6, 9:42pm - #173536 
when my celica is idling,it has this tone coming from not only the Intake but from the exhaust too.(hard to tell from the back cause my exhaust has a real heavy low growl)
it sounds like a hi pithced hooooooo and every now and then you would here the sssssssssss of the Intake along with an ocasional gulp (not often though)and it only idles constant when its fully warmed.


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May 6, 10:49pm - #173537 
Originally Posted by Pink_Panther
when my car idles you can hear it suck short gasps of air randomly from the cai. i just had toyota change my injectors and comp. under warranty. but my poor idle is still with me. i dont know whats normal because i havnt had it long enough to know whats normal and whats not. help me out


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May 7, 5:22am - #173538 
i just got my S and its been in and out of the shop to many times for me to tell whats normal and what isnt sucka


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May 7, 5:36am - #173539 
mine idles wierd until it gets warm...sometimes it'll idle as high as 1800 and then drop to 650 like its going to stall then jumps back to 1800 ...when it does this it makes gulps and gasps... my normal idle at warm is quiet and steady at about 900...i have CAI and exhaust...<hope this helps a little

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May 7, 5:41am - #173540 
unless it's at normal operating temperature, don't even look at the idle to diagnose a problem.

If you are at warm idle, and it's fluctuating clean your MAF sensor/thermistor, throttle plate and idle valve in there (IVP or IAP?) and get some new spark plugs.

That will even it right out thumbsup


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May 7, 6:32am - #173541 
any good recomendations for spark plugs


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May 7, 11:34am - #173542 
o it's normal, that happens when you have a lotta air flow, i have full bolt-on Intake header exhaust, n yea everytime i shut off the engine it's like a human gasping for air, all my friends made that sound everytime they hear it, hehe..sounds pretty cool though


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May 7, 11:44am - #173543 
My car is stock and it sucks air when I hit the gas from idle. Instead of going vroooom when I hit the gas once, it goes vroom vroom. The first vroom sucks air then its varoooms normal. The dealer sait it was normal but I think its affecting my Performance. I've had soooooo much trouble with my car that sometimes I regret having it. But I love the Celi.


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May 7, 1:48pm - #173544 
yeah my car does that too, when i press in the clutch when downshifting i hear it suck in air while its neutral

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