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JSPITZ Oct 8, 12:53am - #294136 

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sluggish acceloration

Need a little help lately ive been noticing that the acceloration on my car is starting to lag. when i hit the gas it takes a few seconds to kick in. I have CAI and Header and i just had my throttle body and MAS cleaned. I dont know what to do. Anyone have this problem B4 thumbsup

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well, I don't have that problem on my car.
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Virgilson Oct 8, 1:10am - #294138 

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since your car is an auto...then usually it takes awhile for it to kick in on a roll...but from a stop, it should be fine
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JSPITZ Oct 8, 1:12am - #294139 

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I never had a problem from a roll acceling before. its not bad but its just annoying, but thanks for the imput thumbsup

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BReakinDrifTs Oct 8, 1:52am - #294140 
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Put in some high octane and change the plugs spineyes
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JSPITZ Oct 8, 2:13am - #294141 

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i use 93 octane and i was thinking today maybe i should change my spark plugs ive got around 18K miles on the car now thumbsup thanks for the advice

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ravertony Oct 8, 3:03am - #294142 
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try resetting ur ecu, could be a Cold Air Intake thing, perhaps it needs to readjust confused
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JSPITZ Oct 8, 12:49pm - #294143 

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Originally Posted by ravertony
try resetting ur ecu, could be a Cold Air Intake thing, perhaps it needs to readjust confused


ive had it on for a year now and i cleaned the filter about 2 months ago. the ecu was reset when i had it installed. thanks for the advice though thumbsup i'll try that again

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Blue_Bomber Oct 9, 4:30am - #294144 
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CLean your MAFS and reset the ECU. If that doesn't stop the sluggishness, put your stock airbox on and reset the ECU. If that solves the problem, then it's your Intake that's causing the problem.
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JSPITZ Oct 9, 12:08pm - #294145 

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Originally Posted by Blue_Bomber
CLean your MAFS and reset the ECU. If that doesn't stop the sluggishness, put your stock airbox on and reset the ECU. If that solves the problem, then it's your intake that's causing the problem.


I just had it cleaned about a month ago. and ive had the Intake on for a year now, I dont know maybe im just going crazy Ive been in 2 too many foriegn wars spineyes spineyes

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Blue_Bomber Oct 9, 11:05pm - #294146 
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If it's not the Intake, the only other thing it can be is your first O2 sensor. It'll also make the car read lean if it can't read temperatures properly.

I'd still throw on the stock airbox for a week and check to see if that does anything. It works for almost everyone who has had problems with bogging/sluggish acceleration with their aftermarket Intake.
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JSPITZ Oct 11, 2:57am - #294147 

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Originally Posted by Blue_Bomber
If it's not the Intake, the only other thing it can be is your first O2 sensor. It'll also make the car read lean if it can't read temperatures properly.

I'd still throw on the stock airbox for a week and check to see if that does anything. It works for almost everyone who has had problems with bogging/sluggish acceleration with their aftermarket intake.


i have the AEM Intake, if I might ask blue bomber what causes bogging in an air Intake. does that mean the ECU needs to be tuned confused

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Blue_Bomber Oct 11, 3:46am - #294148 
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Well, you can solve the problem either by getting a replacement/piggyback ECU that can reliably alter AF ratios (not Apexi S-AFC), or modify the MAFS' environment like this:

new[/b]celica[b].org/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=127861

Either way will stop the car from running too lean. Every Intake out there except the TPR CAI is poorly designed, which is why you see lots of people out there getting bogging and P0171 CELs from them.
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celicadragon Oct 11, 6:36pm - #294149 

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try some octane boost to clean out you system

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Originally Posted by JSPITZ
acceloration


I think your "acceloration" is the least of your problems. Stay in school. hehe j/k

Listen to blue. He know's his celica.
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yokobono Oct 12, 12:52pm - #294151 
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I had this problem too, Toyota was not able to diagnose it.

I changed plugs, higher octane, lower octane, Air Filter, cleaned the throttle body too. Nothing made a difference.

I found it was kinda "bottoming out" when I first put some gas to it, like it would pause before it gave me anything.

This started happening shortly after my wife took my car to Crappy Tire for an oil change (she now knows this is a bad thing) and they cross threaded my oil plug and it was leaking all over the place.

I don't know if it was related or not (maybe the oil pump??) since my engine has now blown.
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JSPITZ Oct 12, 2:32pm - #294152 

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Originally Posted by tuppuguy
Originally Posted by JSPITZ
acceloration


I think your "acceloration" is the least of your problems. Stay in school. hehe j/k

Listen to blue. He know's his celica.


hahaha I probubly graduated high school when you were in 5th grade

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JSPITZ Oct 12, 2:35pm - #294153 

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Originally Posted by yokobono
I had this problem too, Toyota was not able to diagnose it.

I changed plugs, higher octane, lower octane, Air Filter, cleaned the throttle body too. Nothing made a difference.

I found it was kinda "bottoming out" when I first put some gas to it, like it would pause before it gave me anything.

This started happening shortly after my wife took my car to Crappy Tire for an oil change (she now knows this is a bad thing) and they cross threaded my oil plug and it was leaking all over the place.

I don't know if it was related or not (maybe the oil pump??) since my engine has now blown.


it doesnt happen all the time just enough to annoy be, but i will look into the oil pump i hear the celi's have some problems with them thumbsup

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Clos Oct 12, 2:44pm - #294154 
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try wat everyone else said, also clean the thingy that you had to umplug out of ur airbox, to put in ur Cold Air Intake, you know how you have a lil hole and this thingy just goes in there and you have to screw it in, you know wat im saying clean that maybe that will help
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JSPITZ Oct 15, 11:41pm - #294155 

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Originally Posted by Clos
try wat everyone else said, also clean the thingy that you had to umplug out of ur airbox, to put in ur cold air intake, you know how you have a lil hole and this thingy just goes in there and you have to screw it in, you know wat im saying clean that maybe that will help


what thingy the MAS confused rofl hey are you going to the annapolis meet on saturday/tomorrow thumbsup

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