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Old 12-29-2005, 09:01 PM   #1
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Question Check engine light help

Last night my check engine light came on during a drive home. I turned off the car, started it up, and it didn't come back on. Today, the same exact thing happened. I've only had my car for a few weeks and haven't had time to install any of the new parts yet. I did, however, throw a K&N panel filter in two nights ago. I can't see how that could trigger anything, but thought I would mention it. Any thoughts?
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Old 12-30-2005, 12:51 AM   #2
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Fine. I'll just take it into the dealer.................
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Old 12-30-2005, 12:58 AM   #3
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...too much oil on the filter coats the MAF and makes it throw a code.....also, if ya didn't get the airbox top back on right---it is a PITA sometimes to get back on.....THAT can cause a CEL....or your gas cap could be loose......or....

...without the exact code, as in "Pxxxx" we are pissing in the wind.

...and the stock paper filter is better than that K&N junk
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Why do you say that the stock filter is better than the K&N? very curious here. Thanks for the thought on the airbox. I'll check it out in the morning.
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Old 12-30-2005, 01:45 AM   #5
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Ya loose power with the k&n over the stock filter.

Proof....dyno proven proof. It has been posted here...back to back dyno runs.....and don't forget, they don't filter as well, either.
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Old 12-30-2005, 01:46 AM   #6
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Why do you say that the stock filter is better than the K&N? very curious here. Thanks for the thought on the airbox. I'll check it out in the morning.
The stock airbox, filter included, is actually pretty good.
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Old 12-30-2005, 12:46 PM   #7
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I checked it out again today. The filter didn't seem to be seated properly, so I took off the MAF hose to get a better seat. We'll see what happens.

UncleScotty-do you happen to have a link to these charts? I'm not trying to be confrontational, again, I'm just curious.

Thanks for the input guys
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