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Old 08-03-2005, 06:14 PM   #1
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i was installing my new cai that i just bought when i realized that my iat was missing. anyway after searching i found it, it had fallen out and was still attached to the wire, anyway can i clean it with water, or will that screw it up, im looking for suggestions here.. thanks
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I would use a contact cleaner and be gentle.
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Or swish it around in a container of rubbing alcohol.
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what can Dirty IAT affect?
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The correct air intake temperature reading. Might run you lean or rich depending if it reads high/low/or fault.
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