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HAMMATRON 11-29-2012 06:23 PM

CEL on after removing and reinstalling stock intake
 
I was doing a little cleaning up/maintenance under the hood, and pulled off the (stock) intake to make some access a bit easier. In the interest of not damaging the Mass Airflow Sensor, I removed it from the intake, disconnected it from the harness, and set it on my console while I was tinkering around.

I put everything back together, MAF sensor on the correct way (facing the front), reconnected the ground on my battery, started the car, and after about 5 seconds the CEL came on.

I did the quick reset (disconnect negative, hold brake pedal, reconnect), same issue. No light initially, then comes on after a few seconds of idle.

I have not had the code pulled yet, planning on doing it this weekend if any info/suggestions don't cure the problem.

Any ideas?

Edit - Car runs fine, nothing seems noticeably different from before the CEL came on.

06_hawk_eye 11-29-2012 07:06 PM

Did you pull the code?


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HAMMATRON 11-30-2012 10:33 AM

It's on the agenda for the weekend, haven't had time to make it down to O'reilly's yet

justinwursten 11-30-2012 12:26 PM

My guess is you didn't attach something right or maybe you accidentally did do something to the maf sensor D:

I suggest getting the code pulled first. And if you don't. Carefully take it apart and put it together again haha. Good luck!


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