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Old 04-23-2010, 12:17 PM   #1
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Default LIM Gaskets. Service engine soon.

So i just finished doing the lim gasket changes. Did it correctly, no leaks, changed oil and now my service engine soon light is on. Just curious if this is normal or has ever happened to anyone on here before.

Wasnt on before lim gaskets changed. One thing i want to mention is i have a custom intake and the first few starts that we did, which the car wouldnt run, the mass airflow sensor wasnt plugged. Then we plugged it in and it started right up fine.
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The unplugged sensor triggered the light.
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Is the light still on after you plugged in the MAF?
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How I cleared the SEL light was to disconnect the ground connection from the battery overnight. Reconnected it in the morning and the light was off.
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Yes the light is still on after i plugged in the sensor. Should i try disconnecting the battery?
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You should get the code first. It'* not going to be the MAF code, that goes off as soon as you plug it back in, unless the MAF is bad.
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something weird happened today. I was turning onto my works road and as i was going to make a left turn my power steering locked up and wouldnt work. As i struggled to turn it i noticed when i pushed my pedal down i wasnt going anywhere. Also my battery light was flashing red. The car was still on the start position but was acting as if it was dead even though all my lights and music still worked. I stopped the car for 10 seconds and it started back up fine and drove away.

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Check the serp belt, might have slipped.
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You described a car that stalled. Skip the belts.. Next time..if it happens, please notice if the tachometer (aka rpms) is sittng at 0
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What you thinking Bill, short in ignition?
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