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Old 01-22-2014, 11:18 AM   #11
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Yep to CEL before mod. I cleaned the MAF and the MAF tube before reinstalling with MAF cleaner.


I will be pulling the code
That right there would be a problem. What is the code exactly? Fix code first, then mod.
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IAC, Idle Air Control, it's right below and slightly left of the throttle body, they get gunked up with carbon. Remove it and clean it with throttle body cleaner or equivalent. I gapped my AR103's to .055 and it ran great, at .060, not so great. Also, that is not my engine bay, mine is much cleaner than that.
Anybody got a picture of this?

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Old 01-22-2014, 04:41 PM   #13
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That right there would be a problem. What is the code exactly? Fix code first, then mod.
It was air to fuel mixture, i thought that the intake or the MAF was part of the issue.



Edit <> Funny thing, I go to Oriely's to get some carb cleaner to clean the IAC valve which I think I found and the CEL is not there.

Is this the IAC valve? If so I found it and cleaned it!! YEAH ME!!



Im doing another "reset" now and will report back with results. The above valve was very carbonated!
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Old 01-23-2014, 06:16 AM   #14
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It was air to fuel mixture, i thought that the intake or the MAF was part of the issue.



Edit <> Funny thing, I go to Oriely's to get some carb cleaner to clean the IAC valve which I think I found and the CEL is not there.

Is this the IAC valve? If so I found it and cleaned it!! YEAH ME!!



Im doing another "reset" now and will report back with results. The above valve was very carbonated!
Looks like an IAC to me....hopefully it helps. You said you had some issues before you did the "stealth mod"?
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Yep here's a screen shot of my code read,

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check your vacuum lines, especially the pcv(if its old replace it and the hose. That would have been first order of buiness.

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So is the CEL gone or not? I am confused......and yes, the part you found, removed and cleaned is the IAC.
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CEL came back today.....

Thanks Skorp and Ferret!!!!

I will try yo look the PCV Saturday, Friday is supposed to be Freakin c0ld and wet here.

I really appreciate everyones help on this!

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PO171 is a MAF issue or vacuum leak. Read this here:http://www.fordforumsonline.com/thre...de-p0171.4349/
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PO171 is a MAF issue or vacuum leak. Read this here:http://www.fordforumsonline.com/thre...de-p0171.4349/
OK Skorp, much thanks. That all was a very good read. Generic enough to make sense and detailed enough to learn from.

I'm leaning towards vacuum because I did clean the MAF really well, or so I think.

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