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Old 07-28-2014, 06:05 PM
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Default installed spectre air filter now idles for a few seconds then dies

I just installed a spectre air filter on my 2.5 ranger unplugged mass air flow sensor took mafs off with top of air cleaner now it will idle for like 5 seconds to 10 seconds then will just die go right back and start it up again no problem I can actually feel the diferecne in power when I'm driving and then I stop and it dies pretty much no matter what I cleaned the throttle body up it was dirty didn't really help any so I'm stuck any help would be greatly appreciated
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Old 07-28-2014, 06:08 PM
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My head hurts.....
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Old 07-28-2014, 06:10 PM
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You completely removed the MAF sensor and you wonder why it dies.....
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Old 07-28-2014, 06:23 PM
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I had to to put my cone air filter on it and sometimes if u unplug it they run better
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Old 07-28-2014, 06:24 PM
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I had to to put my cone air filter on it and sometimes if u unplug it they run better
no that's wrong. The engine needs the sensor to run
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Old 07-28-2014, 06:24 PM
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How do I put a spectre air filter and the mafs and top of air filter box ????
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Old 07-28-2014, 06:25 PM
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I had to to put my cone air filter on it and sometimes if u unplug it they run better
ummm if they also have a MAP sensor which I don't think rangers have. Put your stock filter box back on until you can make a new intake pipe that will work with the MAF sensor
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Old 07-28-2014, 06:25 PM
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How do I connect it to it then
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Old 07-28-2014, 06:25 PM
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Buy one of the universal cold air intake kits and make one . Should have everything you need
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How do I connect it to it then
take out filter and re install factory system
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sometimes if u unplug it they run better
Negative.
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Old 07-28-2014, 06:32 PM
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Default Re: installed spectre air filter now idles for a few seconds then dies

Why can't I use a aftermarket filter thats the stupidest thing I ever heard can u not even install a cold air intake gosh dang this is dumb can I just plug up mafs and let it b

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And stock filter setup sucks
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Why can't I use a aftermarket filter thats the stupidest thing I ever heard can u not even install a cold air intake gosh dang this is dumb can I just plug up mafs and let it b
no you can't. You need the MAF In the air intake so the computer knows how much air is coming in and the temp of said air


And rangers come from the factory with a cold air intake. All those aftermarket kits do are waste your hard earned cash
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Old 07-28-2014, 06:33 PM
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How about researching before you start taking things apart and unplugging sensors. It wouldn't be on the truck if it wasn't needed or required by law.
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