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wtf is wrong with my car?! #373697 Jan 13, 2:27pm Jan 13, 2:27pm
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wtf is wrong with my car?!
back in november i was having problems with the car feeling bogged down. i took it to toyota and they said bad MAF. so they replaced it. well about a week ago it was doing it again, except this time it wouldnt stay started at all. so i assumed it was a different problem. nope. i disconnected the MAF and it stays started. WTF! any ideas?


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Re: wtf is wrong with my car?! [Re: superderk] #373698 Jan 13, 2:28pm Jan 13, 2:28pm
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air restriction confused confused


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Re: wtf is wrong with my car?! [Re: Eman] #373699 Jan 13, 2:41pm Jan 13, 2:41pm
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hmmm if you have any friends with celicas perhaps you can try another maf. if you removed it and the car started then thats gotta be the problem.

it's possible that ther emay be a short somewhere causing the maf to die.


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Re: wtf is wrong with my car?! [Re: Lucky_317] #373700 Jan 13, 3:45pm Jan 13, 3:45pm
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no friends with celicas unfortunately. im one of the few around here.


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Re: wtf is wrong with my car?! [Re: superderk] #373701 Jan 13, 3:50pm Jan 13, 3:50pm
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my guess is that its a short. but who knows could be good old fashioned bad luck.


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Re: wtf is wrong with my car?! [Re: Lucky_317] #373702 Jan 15, 2:38pm Jan 15, 2:38pm
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so for some reason my AEM bypass valve has a huge crack in it causing air to leak...if you cant duck it...fuck it.


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Re: wtf is wrong with my car?! [Re: superderk] #373703 Jan 16, 12:05am Jan 16, 12:05am
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Originally Posted by superderk
so for some reason my aem bypass valve has a huge crack in it causing air to leak...if you cant duck it...fuck it.

There's your problem. AEM Intakes bog all the time in the low rpms. Keep your airbox, do blue-bombers bog-free CAI mod, or wait for a TPR CAI.

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