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Old 04-28-2009, 04:15 PM   #111
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Hey,i'm getting ready to install my F2 header and i'm just wondering if anyone has used this fix on a PZEV car and if it works? Also I have an '08 do i put it ont he top sensor or the lower one? Thanks.
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Old 04-28-2009, 05:54 PM   #112
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If you look at the OP he did his on a pzev motor...
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Old 04-28-2009, 06:30 PM   #113
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Old 04-29-2009, 01:32 AM   #114
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IT WILL NOT WORK ON PZEV CARS.

If your car has the air injection tubing on the stock manifold (which means you have a PZEV), the header will throw a CEL for the air pump being disconnected. The ECU will not throw a CEL because of the o2 sensor, but because of the air pump instead.
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So would I be able to get rid of the CEL with a tune? SYZ I see you are in California so I'm assuming your car was also a PZEV. Can i just leave the air pump in place blowing air into the atmosphere or will it still throw a CEL? Thanks

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IT WILL NOT WORK ON PZEV CARS.

If your car has the air injection tubing on the stock manifold (which means you have a PZEV), the header will throw a CEL for the air pump being disconnected. The ECU will not throw a CEL because of the o2 sensor, but because of the air pump instead.

What he said...it will not work on PZEVs
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Well the O2 cheat will work but I saw that SYZ removed his whole air pump and I'm wondering if I leave the air pump in tact if it will still throw the air pump CEL
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bump.. can a mod allow me to edit my original post? I did some photobucket cleaning and didn't realize I moved/deleted these photos.
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