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Old 07-20-2004, 10:53 PM   #1
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04 Focus Intake disaster!!

Hey i bought an intake for my girlfriends 04 Focus zts, intake just came with a pipe and a outlet for the vacuum, so i drove it around for about 10 miles, all a sudden 50% power loss, and if you floor it, it wont move at all, like my foot isnt even on the gas, i looked around the intake , and found there was a small connector at the bottom of the stock piping, i went around and no one can get a complete intake for this car, anyone have any ideas how i can hook up a custom intake and make the engine run fine?, is there anyway to bypass this sensor?, or is there a way to connect it to my custom intake?, please let me know asap , i was thinkin of gettin that piece of pipe with the sensor outlet part on it, and just cutting the intake inhalf, and puttin that pipe in the middle so it will read the air comming through, if anyone has any other suggestions let me know, thank you


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Old 07-20-2004, 11:01 PM   #2
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ok, i'm guessing what you are saying is that the intake you got has no place for the MAFS to hook up?? yeah... that's kinda needed.
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Old 07-20-2004, 11:09 PM   #3
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That's what it sounds like... where did you buy it from?
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Thats what it sounds like to me too. Does it not seem to stay at a constant idle when its cranked? But yea I would say that it would be the maf.
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Old 07-21-2004, 12:11 AM   #5
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..ok get this, take the pipe and connect it to the original maf sensor housing then attach the filter through the other side.. it should work fine, thats how mine is together.. runs great..
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Old 07-21-2004, 12:29 AM   #6
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get a good intake not a ghetto one lol.
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Get in contact with me, I am in NJ and can help you out.
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Old 07-21-2004, 12:54 AM   #8
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get a good intake not a ghetto one lol.
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i accidentally left my MAF unplugged when i cranked my car once.. If you tried to rev it it bogged and died....so uhhh guessing like everyone above either you left it out or didnt' hook it up
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