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Old 04-01-2015, 03:25 PM   #1
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Check Engine Light after CAI

I installed a Steeda CAI on my 2011 Mustang GT last night and drove it all day today. It just threw a check engine light. Has anybody had this after installing a CAI? What was it?


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I installed a Steeda CAI on my 2011 Mustang GT last night and drove it all day today. It just threw a check engine light. Has anybody had this after installing a CAI? What was it?


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I have a Steeda CAI on mine, but, I also put a new tune on as well. So, I did not have your problem. You will have to find out what code it threw out for your light to come on and then go from there.
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You could also try unplugging the battery for 15 to 20 minutes, which should reset the ECU. Most likely it will come back, but it might be worth a shot.

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The Steeda CAI is a tune required intake.

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Can you be more specific? What intake was it? Did you read the code? I will guess maf size without a tune causing a lean condition.
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Can you be more specific? What intake was it? Did you read the code? I will guess maf size without a tune causing a lean condition.
First post says Steeda CAI on a 2011 GT. Both the Auto and Manual intakes state that they require a tune

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The Steeda CAI is a tune required intake.
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We also have no tune required CAI with restrictor plates:

Steeda ProFlow Mustang Cold Air Intake Kit - Manual GT, (11-14), No tune required! - Free Shipping!

Yes, please let us know what code was thrown & what model you have.

Also, you should check all hoses & clamps.

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We also have no tune required CAI with restrictor plates:

Steeda ProFlow Mustang Cold Air Intake Kit - Manual GT, (11-14), No tune required! - Free Shipping!

Yes, please let us know what code was thrown & what model you have.

Also, you should check all hoses & clamps.

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Yes, good point, I had a hose come loose and it shut me right down.....glad I had a screwdriver with me at the time...lol. Other than that I have had no problems with the Steeda CAI.
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I prefer the no-CAI tune. To the no-tune CAI !!
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