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Old 05-19-2009, 01:32 AM   #1
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2003 subaru wrx

Default high idol issue...help?

so i install a cold air intake today and reset the ecu but for some reason my subie is still idoling high and the check engine light is on but has no readings when i scan it and im not sure how to fix it any suggestions?
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Old 05-19-2009, 02:21 AM   #2
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Look at your throttle cable on top of your intake manifold. make sure its not simi-open at idle.
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Old 05-19-2009, 08:07 AM   #3
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Old 05-19-2009, 08:10 AM   #4
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Billy Idol?

In all seriousness, did you forget to plug in your MAF sensor?
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Old 05-19-2009, 08:39 AM   #5
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Are you sure you reset the ECU? Are your radio presets borked? Did you plug everything back in that you took apart for the install?

Put your stock airbox back on Problem solved.
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Old 05-19-2009, 08:47 AM   #6
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with a rebel yell, she cried read the codes.......

if the CEL is on there HAS to be codes. im guessing MAF on backwards
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