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cel=sucks #290283 Oct 2, 9:28pm Oct 2, 9:28pm
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it has been off for almost a week straight. It got into the 40s last night and it came back on, seriously this is getting real annoying. Today its off. What the hell is it?


Where did my sig go? help me find it..........
Re: cel=sucks [Re: silverOOgts] #290284 Oct 2, 9:30pm Oct 2, 9:30pm
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Get the code read at Autozone, Pep Boys, etc. Without the code, it's impossible to diagnose the problem.

Re: cel=sucks [Re: silverOOgts] #290285 Oct 2, 9:31pm Oct 2, 9:31pm
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is it because of AEM Intake? if so, then i dont know why you bought it in first place when everyone says these Intakes give CEL. get tpr and get over it.
if its not cz of ur Intake, then oops

Re: cel=sucks [Re: stefanoc] #290286 Oct 2, 10:07pm Oct 2, 10:07pm
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rmm Intake, and its been on the whole time. The cel hasn't


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Re: cel=sucks [Re: silverOOgts] #290287 Oct 3, 12:36am Oct 3, 12:36am
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i feel your pain...CEL=Sucsk!!! thumbsdown

Re: cel=sucks [Re: Virgilson] #290288 Oct 3, 12:59am Oct 3, 12:59am
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whats cel?

Re: cel=sucks [Re: JaYmez] #290289 Oct 3, 5:24am Oct 3, 5:24am
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Cel = Check Engine Light...our cars are VERY picky to mods haha and are notorious for being CEL Whores...


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Re: cel=sucks [Re: Easy_C] #290290 Oct 3, 8:41am Oct 3, 8:41am
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i thought he said celica=sucks..i was like, wat the..but yeah CEL does stink bad time..i never had one so i'm very lucky..hehe..even running with eBay Intake and not CEL..hhehe


Originally Posted by pesho01
Question:
Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
Re: cel=sucks [Re: celicafourotwo] #290291 Oct 3, 9:02am Oct 3, 9:02am
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yeh that thing does get annoying. what i do is just reset the ecu by pulling out the #15 fuse. after that the light goes away. but for whoever may do that too does ur engine bog for a little bit?


Took the brakes off cause they slow me down
Re: cel=sucks [Re: ryizzle] #290292 Oct 3, 9:17am Oct 3, 9:17am
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Originally Posted by ryizzle
yeh that thing does get annoying. what i do is just reset the ecu by pulling out the #15 fuse. after that the light goes away. but for whoever may do that too does ur engine bog for a little bit?


so what happens when something really goes wrong with the car :-p


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Re: cel=sucks [Re: Easy_C] #290293 Oct 3, 9:39am Oct 3, 9:39am
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lol than the cel stays on and i start to worry, but that has yet to happen *knocks on wood*


Took the brakes off cause they slow me down
Re: cel=sucks [Re: ryizzle] #290294 Oct 3, 9:52am Oct 3, 9:52am
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my cel kept coming on, and all i did was unhook my battery for 10-15 min. then hook it back up. i just did that tell my dad fixed the problem. thumbsup


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Re: cel=sucks [Re: WCB420] #290295 Oct 3, 5:00pm Oct 3, 5:00pm
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Just take a small chunk of black electical tape, place over engine light & its done. thumbsup

Re: cel=sucks [Re: Haulin_A_Doo] #290296 Oct 3, 5:04pm Oct 3, 5:04pm
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i'm not sure about the celi...but with other cars i've experienced if the light comes on...and you put the key in and turn it into the on position...the light blinks a certain number of times, which stands for a certain error. If you could find somewhere that has a list of those diagnostic blinks or whatev maybe you could figure it out.

Or just take it to auto zone. thumbsup

Re: cel=sucks [Re: sbocaj55] #290297 Oct 3, 5:10pm Oct 3, 5:10pm
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ok your stupid if you just keep reseting it and hope it goes away... i had mine come on and went to napa auto parts and they pulled the code for free. went to the toyota dealership and they did the same then told me the problem and it was 02 sensor. im getting it fixed this week under warranty even with AEM Intake


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Re: cel=sucks [Re: eric_h] #290298 Oct 3, 5:12pm Oct 3, 5:12pm
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Re: cel=sucks [Re: sbocaj55] #290299 Oct 3, 5:25pm Oct 3, 5:25pm
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Originally Posted by sbocaj55
i'm not sure about the celi...but with other cars i've experienced if the light comes on...and you put the key in and turn it into the on position...the light blinks a certain number of times, which stands for a certain error. If you could find somewhere that has a list of those diagnostic blinks or whatev maybe you could figure it out.

Or just take it to auto zone. thumbsup

That only happens with Hondas where you just push the in the "mileage marker" and the like not new Celicas.
I still can not believe people are getting CELs. I had my stuff installed at a chop shop that doesn't exist anymore. Maybe I'm lucky. O2 sensor, that sounds very familiar. Not for me granted because I don't have an exhaust. I hope they fix it for you. These CEL readings need to stop and they should. There is no reason why these are still going on. It really confuses me.

Re: cel=sucks [Re: hephaestus] #290300 Oct 3, 5:39pm Oct 3, 5:39pm
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Originally Posted by hephaestus
These CEL readings need to stop and they should. There is no reason why these are still going on. It really confuses me.
Most CELs are caused by Intakes, even though there are those out there that don't believe it. spineyes It's been going on for years now, due to poor designing by the manufacturers. I'd say 3 out of every 5 Intake owners gets a CEL caused by their Intake. It's a fairly commom problem.

TPR's CAI was made to solve this with a better design that has been proven over and over again to get rid of Intake related CELs and bogging. Too bad the design is patented by TPR, otherwise AEM/Injen/K&N/etc. could add it to their own Intakes and the problem would cease to exist. wink

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I would like you to examine my early Injen CAI if you are going to help me change out my rotors and pads. I'll let you test drive my Celica again in a straight line with no sudden stops all through the gears and from a stop. I think I have a freak CAI or Celica. I've tried to get a recording of it, but couldn't. You're more than welcome to examine my car as always.

Re: cel=sucks [Re: hephaestus] #290302 Oct 3, 7:44pm Oct 3, 7:44pm
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Yeah, your car was the first one I've driven that had an Injen that didn't cause bogging (one of my friend's Injen bogged so bad I stalled it a few times frown ). It's possible that it's the Intake (not sure if they're hand- or machine-welded), or it could be you just have a less sensitive MAFS. It'd be interesting to see when I get my car back if your Injen causes bogging. My car bogged like crazy with the eBay AEM CAI till I modded it. Easy_C's car also bogged till he did my mod (he had eBay/AEM and Injen).

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