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I needed to get my air filter out to be cleaned and I could not without unplugging those two main wiring harness next to it after finishing I'm taking the car out to get gas tonight I got many codes and runs like crap was running two step and ktuner. I know somebody out there knows what I need to do please help and thanks ahead of time



 

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Pull your battery cable. Let it sit for 10 mins. Plug everything back in. Drive it around for a bit for everything to initialize. All lights should go off on the dash. If not, turn the car off, wait a minute, and turn it back on. Should resolve everything, if you plugged everything in correctly.
 

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Sounds like you left the mass air flow sensor unplugged. Make sure everything is plugged back in correctly. Then do the battery reset as stated above. Should be fine.
 
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Ok thx all. Used my K&N cleaning kit to clean filter for my CAI Typhoon. Gonna have to look into another way to remove it next time instead of unplugging what i believe to be the ecu plugs. This was 1st clean and was pressed for time. Dammit Jim...lol. When you say disconnect battery would that be just the black cable?
 

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Ok thx all. Used my K&N cleaning kit to clean filter for my CAI Typhoon. Gonna have to look into another way to remove it next time instead of unplugging what i believe to be the ecu plugs. This was 1st clean and was pressed for time. Dammit Jim...lol. When you say disconnect battery would that be just the black cable?
Yes that would work.
 
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Well bad news, no matter what i do my car keeps returning to the same BS and now its running like s it and smells of sulfur bad. I put it back to factory it clears codes but within 5min there back. Somethings up this sucks. Search for emissions system problem and you can see how many ppl have this issue also...funny thing is everyone's getting a different excuse of why it's happening and the dealers ordering different parts for people and sometimes it's not permanently fixing it and it comes back. I need to get my original intake back in and get it in the shop ASAP as I use it to commute to work everyday 120 miles round trip. Call me crazy but I feel devastated I was out there for 4 hours from Midnight to 4 in the morning trying to fix I'm done.
 



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Long shot but try this as it is worked for me in the past when diagnosing this type of issue. If you just oiled your filter like you said there may be excess oil on your MAF. Take out the MAF and clean it with air duster and a que-tip. Make sure there is absolutely nothing inside where the actual sensor pick up is. Be gentle.
 

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As the last poster stated, you may have over-oiled your filter. You have to put a light coating on it, if you over oil it, the excess can get on the MAF sensor. First re-wash/air dry the filter, and "lightly" coat it with oil, than clean the MAF sensor...carefully. I have never used a CAI or the cone filters, but I have cleaned and re-oiled a few K&N drop in filters and have never had an issue.

Just a note, the filter can take awhile to thoroughly air dry, so in the meantime I keep a stock filter available and install it in the airbox should I not have the time to wait for the K&N to dry
 

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Id try cleaning your MAF with some crc electonics cleaner and reinstall it
 
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Thank you brothers I'm on it I'll get back to you I just woke up and I'm tired like a one-legged man in an ass kickn contest.
 

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