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Old 03-02-2013, 04:55 PM   #1
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Installed solo cats and the car runs terrible

I have an L99 with solo axle back exhaust and a CAI intake and I installed hiflow cats yesterday. Well I'm about half through the drive from Houston to Waco and if I try and give anything more than 50% throttle on the high way I get a service stabili track message and I lose power. It clears up if I stay off the throttle but comes right back on. WTF is going on?
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Old 03-02-2013, 06:17 PM   #2
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Not sure what the issue could be. But I definitely wouldn't chalk it up so say that Solo is causing this issue. How long have you had all these mods on before this started happening? None of your mods will void warranty. May want to have dealership check it out. What ever the issue is may be covered under warranty.
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Old 03-02-2013, 06:49 PM   #3
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If it started after the cat installation I would check the connections at the 02 sensors.
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Old 03-02-2013, 07:27 PM   #4
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Is their anyway one of the spark plug wire could have came loose, exactly the same thing hapend to me when I installed my headers turned out to be a loose spark plug wire, the rubber boot was on the spark plug so I could'nt really see it until I pushed the boot in.
good luck geting it back together!!!!
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Old 03-02-2013, 10:58 PM   #5
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I would be willing to bet it has to do with your air intake/maf sensor.
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Old 03-03-2013, 06:32 AM   #6
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Is their anyway one of the spark plug wire could have came loose, exactly the same thing hapend to me when I installed my headers turned out to be a loose spark plug wire, the rubber boot was on the spark plug so I could'nt really see it until I pushed the boot in.
good luck geting it back together!!!!
this happened to me as well scared the shit out of me. just make sure they are all on the coils and spark plugs. mine came off one of the coil packs.
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Old 03-03-2013, 08:54 AM   #7
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Have you contacted Solo yet? Maybe a bad cat, maybe plugged up?
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Old 03-03-2013, 09:09 AM   #8
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If it started after the cat installation I would check the connections at the 02 sensors.
Yea, I would check all conections, something must be lose. I have installed these multiple times on my L99 and never had an issue. Solo is top notch.
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Old 03-04-2013, 07:49 AM   #9
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I checked all the connections and double checked the sparl plug wires as well and nothing. The CEL is on now so I'm going to plug it in sometime today and see what it has to say.
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Old 03-07-2013, 02:08 AM   #10
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Old 03-07-2013, 02:15 AM   #11
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This is going to sound super dumb but have u tried holding the tc button for like 7 seconds and shutting trac and stabilitrack off and seeing what happens
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Old 03-07-2013, 06:18 AM   #13
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If it started after the cat installation I would check the connections at the 02 sensors.
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