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Old 07-04-2014, 11:35 AM   #1
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Default cold air intake detached - cause engine light

engine light came on and car was running rough and stalling - had it for 5 whole days so i was pissed! popped the hood - the cold air intake manifold had come loose from the engine - could this be the whole problem -? runs fine this am after re-attachment - paranoid now!@
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Old 07-04-2014, 01:03 PM   #2
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Yes is the short answer. If the air leak (any air leak)came after the MAF sensor the engine cant account for the extra air so it runs bad (rich)
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Old 07-04-2014, 01:55 PM   #3
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Why did it take you 5 days to investigate???

You could have seriously damaged - or even destroyed - your engine.
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