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Old 06-15-2006, 12:25 AM   #1
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Have a Nice Day? Car Stalling at Idle after minor Mods

Just put a TurboXS Ti Turboback, TurboXS short RAM intake, and bov-rfl on my 2006 wrx. I am having problems with an inconsistent idle. sometimes it will be fine around 600-800rpm and other times will spike up to 1500 then back down to almost stalling repeatedly until it evens out at the 600-800 mark or simply boggs out and stalls. How do i fix this? Is it strictly ECU and o2 sensors misguaging the A/F ratio? If so, how do I apprach this problem?
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Old 06-15-2006, 12:30 AM   #2
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take off the RFL- its going to reduce your mpg alot and you will have inconsistent idle. I had mine on for about a month and shifting was very un-smooth along with almost stalling in nuetral by the rpm's just falling for no reason. When that comes off you will be fine.
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Old 06-15-2006, 12:31 AM   #3
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Sounds like something wrong with the MAF sensor.
Also, I don't believe an intake and a bov are the best mods to get. However, the turboback is a step in the right direction.
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Old 06-15-2006, 12:34 AM   #4
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Might sound dumb but u did cap off the recirculation tube from the bov right?
And BTW bov suck, sold my HKS and went back to stock!
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Old 06-15-2006, 12:34 AM   #5
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Should i put the stock BOV back on, find a recirculating BOV to replace the rfl.
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Old 06-15-2006, 12:35 AM   #6
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recirc tube is capped and clamped
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Old 06-15-2006, 12:36 AM   #7
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I dont think u should buy a recirculating bov cause ur stock one will work fine. I think it can hold up to 20 PSI
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Old 06-15-2006, 12:39 AM   #8
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So the open atmosphere bov is the issue.
I thought that may have something to do with it. Sounds kewl, but hinders performance.
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Old 06-15-2006, 12:51 AM   #9
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yea 100% atm. That is probobly the problem. go back to stock. sounds good but reduces performance.
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Old 06-15-2006, 02:12 AM   #10
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definitely get rid of the BoV. The negatives greatly outweigh the cool sound.
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Old 06-15-2006, 02:24 AM   #11
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Just put stock BOV back on and the car is running perfect and much faster.
I put the rfl on at the same time as the turboback exhaust and intake. the exhaust and intake w/out the rfl is spooling up the turbo nice.
I feel like an idiot to be sold on that POS-BOV.
Live and Learn. Thanks for the input, all.
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Old 01-09-2012, 11:01 PM   #12
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Code popped reading cylinder 4 misfire but the main issue is at idle it periodically stalls out. When it stalls out the wideband is all over the place. I had it checked for vacuum leaks but didn't find any. What could be causing this?

Going to have it retuned soon.

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Old 01-09-2012, 11:04 PM   #13
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wow...bumping a 6 year old thread...
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Old 01-09-2012, 11:48 PM   #14
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Wow.... Why do you care, I could have started a new thread but why do that when there is one already out there discussing issues that I am having? Instead of worrying about when the thread was from why don't you make suggestions.
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Old 01-10-2012, 12:13 AM   #15
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Wow.... Why do you care, I could have started a new thread but why do that when there is one already out there discussing issues that I am having? Instead of worrying about when the thread was from why don't you make suggestions.
1: you bumped a 6 year old thread
2: you're threadjacking as it is
3: does your car have these exact mods?

just reply to #3 and we'll go from there
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Old 01-10-2012, 01:38 AM   #16
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Wow.... Why do you care, I could have started a new thread but why do that when there is one already out there discussing issues that I am having? Instead of worrying about when the thread was from why don't you make suggestions.
Wow.... If you want help try being polite.
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Old 01-10-2012, 09:32 AM   #17
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I wasn't being impolite. The comment was made to me about bumping a thread from 6 years ago. I thought it was better to use a thread already out there instead of creating a new on.
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Old 01-10-2012, 10:17 AM   #18
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well you are wrong, unless you have the exact same car with the exact same modds and exact same problem. but if that was the case, you would know how to fix the problem.

so my answer to help you is take off your rfl bov and replace with the stock one
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Old 01-10-2012, 11:14 AM   #19
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No not the same car or mods. I started a new thread so I am not thread jacking as someone stated earlier. I am new to modding my car/engine and everything that goes with it. I am just starting to learn and I will admit i know very little that is why I am turning to these forums for experienced owners knowledge.
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Old 01-10-2012, 03:33 PM   #20
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OH this is too fun!! I have to throw my 15 cents in!

So in 92% of the threads i read on here there is always that one **** hole that has to say "this questions been asked a million times go read" haha now heres a dude that did go read and still had a question and instead of starting a new he posted on the old one as is still catching ****... i love it...
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Old 01-10-2012, 04:36 PM   #21
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first of all, the guy had a different car and different mods and even some different symptoms. he had one symptom in common with the OP of this thread.

second of all, you obviously haven't read this: http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show....php?t=2124899

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It really is better to start a new thread about an issue or question you have than to bump a thread from 2004. If anyone tells you to "SEARCH N00B!!!!!1!" it's because your question has been asked within the past week, or because the person telling you to search has an itch they can't scratch in public, making them cranky.
...(what, that doesn't happen to you guys?)
questions dealing with car problems or issues often times require a new thread.
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Old 01-10-2012, 04:58 PM   #22
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Damn, I was just trying to get some questions answered about a car stalling at idle which was the title of the thread. Drewvdw, I will make sure I do my research next time before I ask a question. I don't want to upset you again.
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