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Old 06-27-2011, 10:03 AM
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Default Cold Air Intake causing 'Check Engine' light to come on...

I know what the problem is here, but I want to know if I am going to jack my truck up b/c I am driving it when the the MAF (Mass Air Flow sensor) is not fitting tight into the new spot for it on a Spectre Cold Air Instake system.
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Old 06-27-2011, 10:05 AM
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They advised kit 9900 when it actually was 9918 so I have had to jack with it to get it to fit (hence the Check Engine codes getting thrown). I am about to throw it in the trash and go buy a K&N...
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Old 06-27-2011, 08:52 PM
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K&N are better anyways but the MAF sensor is whats probably tripping the code

also without the MAF sensor that can throw some stuff off whack because the engine wont know how much air is actually getting into the engine to mix the fuel air ratio correctly
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Old 07-06-2011, 11:30 AM
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I ripped that 'no name' off and installed my new K&N...WOW -- what a difference. No stupid codes getting thrown and it runs like a champ.
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Old 07-06-2011, 02:04 PM
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thats why when i scrap the truck i have now the first thing im going to do is get my K&N

that company has never failed me or given me any problems
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Old 07-06-2011, 05:44 PM
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thats why when i scrap the truck i have now the first thing im going to do is get my K&N

that company has never failed me or given me any problems
plus there filters are liftime filter alls you do is clean it out and put it back in thats it no more spending money on cheap ones

i also went with a k&n air filter stock replacement thow
im not gonna cold air my truck as i do do alot of offroad and i dont want water in the engine
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Old 07-15-2011, 11:25 AM
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K&N installed...running great!
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Old 07-17-2011, 10:37 AM
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I have never heard of anyone having a problem with a Spectra CAI system. I have a K&N on mine, but I did not realize there were others out there till after I had pruchased it years ago. 1 of the first items I bought for my truck.
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