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Old 06-05-2008, 10:47 AM
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Cold Air intake

I just installed a cold air intake on my 05 F150 Super Crew. almost immediately the check engine light came on. I've taken it to have a diagnostic done. And the only answer I keep getting is that my truck's computer doesn't like the new intake. And the increase in MPGs that I was supposed to see not only didn't happen, but I'm burning more gas now. Does anyone have any input or advise on how to fix this problem?
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Sounds like your intake put the computer in "limp-home" mode, possibly due to a MAF sensor problem (oil from a washable filter?); put the stock unit back on and see if that corrects it.

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Check for vacuum leaks, make sure you put the MAF back on right, the arrow should point to the engine, clean the MAF.
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