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Check engine light after Short Ram install #331507 Nov 20, 7:37am Nov 20, 7:37am
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Check engine light after Short Ram install
My check engine light came on after about 2 days of installing my Short Ram.
Does anyone know what's wrong with it? I can't take it to the dealer because I'm outta town.

Can someone help me? thanks!

Re: Check engine light after Short Ram install [Re: skym] #331508 Nov 20, 7:39am Nov 20, 7:39am
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Did you have the - battery terminal off when you installed it?

did you connect everything properly?

clean your MAFS and reset the ECU.

That's all I can think of, mine has been on for almost a month and hasn't given me one problem idunno


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Re: Check engine light after Short Ram install [Re: Chaz] #331509 Nov 20, 4:47pm Nov 20, 4:47pm
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has the Intake made ur car a lil faster? also what brand?

Re: Check engine light after Short Ram install [Re: Chaz] #331510 Nov 20, 5:37pm Nov 20, 5:37pm
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Originally Posted by Chaz
Did you have the - battery terminal off when you installed it?

did you connect everything properly?

clean your MAFS and reset the ECU.

That's all I can think of, mine has been on for almost a month and hasn't given me one problem idunno


yups and dont forget the check all the hoses.

Re: Check engine light after Short Ram install [Re: Virgilson] #331511 Nov 20, 5:48pm Nov 20, 5:48pm
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well most likely you didn't plug up the vaccum hose that goes into the Intake manifold. And or one of your plugs is not plugged in correctly.

however all of these could be corrrect and you could just be getting a lean code, because theres no fins in your Intake.

Re: Check engine light after Short Ram install [Re: SleeprGT] #331512 Nov 20, 5:51pm Nov 20, 5:51pm
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You could go to autozone for a free cel check and they should be able to tell you what it is i believe.


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Re: Check engine light after Short Ram install [Re: SLVCELI] #331513 Nov 20, 7:39pm Nov 20, 7:39pm
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I did unconnect the battery after I installed the Intake.
The Intake I installed was Bomz Racing Short Ram Intake.

It did make my car much faster.

Also I plugged up the vacuum tube with a piece of electrical tape. I taped it up twice.

I'll try to reset the ECU. And see what happens.


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Re: Check engine light after Short Ram install [Re: skym] #331514 Nov 22, 6:35pm Nov 22, 6:35pm
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I finally figured out a way to reset the fuel management system without disconnecting the battery.
I guess a lot of people have this problem so I'll post how to do it after I get back from Miami.


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i beat a dude on a bike going to work today...i revved on him and we lined up at the light and it was on....i hit lift once...thats how hardcore it was....
Re: Check engine light after Short Ram install [Re: skym] #331515 Nov 22, 6:48pm Nov 22, 6:48pm
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Originally Posted by skym
I finally figured out a way to reset the fuel management system without disconnecting the battery.
I guess a lot of people have this problem so I'll post how to do it after I get back from Miami.


why do you need to disconnect the battery? Reset the ECU right at the source...
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