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Old 10-07-2012, 06:58 PM   #15
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Do you work on your own vehicle? Not sure why you would tow it home and not to the dealership.
I do not work out my self other than to keep her pristine. She is home, not in her bed but home.
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Old 10-07-2012, 07:01 PM   #16
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Just pointing out the obvious, modding a car comes with consequences.
But thanks for your input.
It's no big deal. I knew what I was getting into. But I have NEVER had any issues with all the other new cars I bought so I rolled the dice. I would do it again tomorrow. Loved the car even more after I did it. It was just a one in a million problem.
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Old 10-07-2012, 07:04 PM   #17
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...Sensor issue...hmmmm....an easy check might be the MAF sensor...either it went bad or is a "weak" one and is acting up...which is not too uncommon with a lot of mods....
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Old 10-07-2012, 07:07 PM   #18
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Based on mod level, I'm assuming that you have a simple/cheap code reader? What's the code read?

Any misfires or rough idle issues? Maybe a broken valve spring? (trying to account for engine ticking/exhaust note change)

Possible vacuum/exhaust leak issue? (again, potential source of ticking...unmetered air can prevent engine from re-starting as well)
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Old 10-07-2012, 07:13 PM   #19
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Sorry and hope you get it fixed soon.
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Old 10-07-2012, 07:24 PM   #20
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Based on mod level, I'm assuming that you have a simple/cheap code reader? What's the code read?

Any misfires or rough idle issues? Maybe a broken valve spring? (trying to account for engine ticking/exhaust note change)

Possible vacuum/exhaust leak issue? (again, potential source of ticking...unmetered air can prevent engine from re-starting as well)
I plugged my iTSX in and used my iPad to read the codes. It seemed to idle fine as in no roughness at all, just a noise and different sound to the exhaust. I'm going to use AAA to flat bed it to the shop and let them check it out.
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Old 10-07-2012, 07:30 PM   #21
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The codes indicate that it's a CMP sensor which has something to do with the camshaft.
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Old 10-07-2012, 07:35 PM   #22
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Sorry and hope you get it fixed soon.

Thanks
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Old 10-07-2012, 08:08 PM   #23
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Camshaft position sensor...usually not too hard or expensive but idk about this one...
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Old 10-07-2012, 08:10 PM   #24
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Ya that's what I found out too. Think it will be more of a pain int he ass logistically than anything else (I Hope). Maybe this is a sign that I should SuperCharge it
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Old 10-08-2012, 07:41 AM   #25
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Dude, about to take the plunge with headers (sitting in my garage) but reading stuff like this scares me off.

Keep us updated.
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Old 10-08-2012, 08:57 AM   #26
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Oh no! Kinda sounds like the fuel pump but who knows...
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Old 10-08-2012, 09:21 AM   #27
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Dude, about to take the plunge with headers (sitting in my garage) but reading stuff like this scares me off.

Keep us updated.

It wasn't the headers. The code said it had something to do with a camshaft sensor. It could of and might have failed if my car was bone stock. I am still glad I did this and would do it again. It was a one in a million failure
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Old 10-08-2012, 09:30 AM   #28
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Can't play with the big dogs if you pissing like a puppy.
LOL, well put
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