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gmoneycelica
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gmoneycelica Sep 29, 12:57am - #286854 

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c.e.l problem with intake

hey guys i have an Injen Short Ram hooked up and the c.e.l. comes on. any tips and or suggestions to get it to go away? should i take the car to the toyota shop and have them make sure its in accurately?
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Pnoy Sep 29, 12:59am - #286855 
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disconnect the negative connection on the battery? wink
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silver Sep 29, 1:02am - #286856 
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I'm guessing you didn't disconnect the battery before you undid the MAFS.

That, or something is not plugged in correctly.
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drkramm Sep 29, 1:37am - #286857 
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Originally Posted by silver
I'm guessing you didn't disconnect the battery before you undid the MAFS.

That, or something is not plugged in correctly.


i didn't unhook the battery when i did my SRI did you make sure to put the maf bak in the correct direction and plug all the sensors in

hey thats a 20 minute phone call
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gmoneycelica
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gmoneycelica Sep 29, 2:45am - #286858 

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yeah i think its all loaded up.. and i have taken the negative cable off and re-hooked it up, and it'll reset then come back again. so you think i should get it checked out by a professional?
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Blue_Bomber Sep 29, 4:12am - #286859 
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Get the CEL code read at Autozone. If it's P0171, then the Intake is causing the problem.
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gmoneycelica Sep 29, 4:15am - #286860 

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ok but if the Short Ram is causing the problem, do i take it out or try and correct the problem? i mean its an Injen Short Ram so its not a no name, maybe its just my car? wtf boooo
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Blue_Bomber Sep 29, 4:40am - #286861 
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Injen Intakes have a reputation of causing CELs on Celicas, especially GTS'. There's a chance that it's just the Intake, and getting something like RMM or K&N could fix the problem, but it could also be your car's sensors are too sensitive (or other peoples' cars aren't sensitive enough). This is why a lot of people get bogging and CELs with their Intakes, no matter the brand. You can try the other two Intakes i mentioned, or try this mod on your Injen:

new celica.org/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=127861
(remove space between new celica and paste into new window)

It has a 100% success rate with everyone who has tried it. If you don't feel like cutting up your Intake, you can also wait for TPR's SRI to come out. It (and all TPR Intakes) has the modification in the above link integrated into it, so it can't cause any bogging or CELs. You could also get the TPR CAI, since it can convert into an SRI for when it rains.
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