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Old 03-27-2009, 10:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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help installing cold air intake...

Ok, i dont have an SS, i have an LS. I threw on an Injen cai and the check engine light came on. Is this happening to alot of people or what. I cant send it back and i really dont want to just eat 250 so if anyone can help that would be great.. i think the problem might be that the filter is oiled and its throwing the sensor.
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Old 03-28-2009, 12:31 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I've heard a lot of people have a problem with that but I thought it was mainly the Fujita kits doing it. Probably the air sensor in a bad place.

Probably a stupid question, you did buy the kit for the 2.2L not the 2.0L SS correct?
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ha, yea. its for the 2.2
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Old 03-28-2009, 10:13 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I have heard of that! I just bought a K&N cai for my ss/sc and i havn't had any problems. I have heard that if the filter has too much oil on it that the cel will come on.

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Are you supposed to oil the filter? I had one in my SUV back when I had that and never oiled it. Is that bad?
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Old 03-29-2009, 10:43 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Sometimes the filter will come out of the box alittle over oiled wich can cause the cel! You are supossed to clean and reoil it every x amount of miles. I dont know the exact amount right off hand.
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Old 03-29-2009, 06:44 PM   #7 (permalink)
 
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I was looking around at a store today and found the k&n intake. I just threw it in today so by tomorrow i guess ill see if the check engine light comes on
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Old 04-02-2009, 12:10 PM   #8 (permalink)
 
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Its true about not cleaning it and causing the CEL to come on because, unfortunately for me, my other woman is flashing that yellow light at me....

I just whisper to the gauges in a small voice: its ok baby, I know you want to feel fresh but we are trying to make it home after work and I am tired, OK?? Lets just make it home and I promise I'll clean you when I get sufficient time....

But seriously people, it is important to clean and lubricate the filter to prevent damage to the motor from just a little fixable issue.
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haha! ya, its runnin great with it on there and its roarin at 3000 rpms. lol
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Old 04-07-2009, 01:22 PM   #10 (permalink)
 
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I put an Injen cold air intake n no problems!!
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