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post #1 of 5 Old March 5th, 2016, 06:48 PM Thread Starter
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I have a 02 gt and every time I hit a stop light the car starts having power surges and the Rpms go up and down fast then it wants to stall/die. i changed the idle control valve and it did help for like 2 weeks and then it went back to normal. Check engine is on but it's cause I have open headers, it also said inproper fuel/air mix ratio, any suggestions? Oh and idk why but I've been having horrible fuel economy!
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post #2 of 5 Old March 10th, 2016, 07:40 PM
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If you have open headers, that's your problem. Your car needs the 02 sensors that plug into your midpipe in order to regulate the air/fuel ratio. That's also what is giving you the check engine light most likely.





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post #3 of 5 Old March 13th, 2016, 08:56 PM
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Check your MAF sensor mine did the same time and it turned out to be the MAF

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Check your MAF sensor mine did the same time and it turned out to be the MAF
this or maybe it needs a tune to know why it isn't seeing 02 signals.
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post #5 of 5 Old April 21st, 2016, 06:52 AM
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The O2 sensors are premilinary not working ideal in this case so make sure u replace the trouble

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