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Old 02-14-2013, 09:31 AM   #1
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cel turn on

so its been really cold this winter and my car has been idling high when i start it around 2-3000 rpm, one day it was wicked cold like -40 i started it rpm went to around 3500 looked under the hood header glowing red and then my cel turned on im awaiting my code reader to see what code it threw at me but does cold weather sometimes make the cel come on ?


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Old 02-14-2013, 01:36 PM   #2
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If its glowin red maybe the cats clogged? Maybe a catalytic converter code or o2 sensor code or something like that.
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Glowing red headers is a big red flag to me. The cold weather may have cause something to go wrong to cause the glowing header, its possible. But clogged cat sounds most likely. I wouldnt drive that around like that till you get an idea of whats going on with the cel.
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it was only glowing red one time, but im getting svt set up soon thx to SrDudley should fix the problem
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