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      07-07-2011, 04:31 PM   #1
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CEL question

I just had a quick question concerning the CEL light that comes on. Is it just a warning light that doesn't impact the engine or car at all? or does it detune the car?
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      07-07-2011, 04:44 PM   #2
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Wrong section and search come to mind first, but I'll bite.

What kind of CEL are you referring to? Caused by what?
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      07-07-2011, 05:01 PM   #3
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I'm assuming he means if he goes catless or a HFC set up
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Cel from catdelete; you might go into limp mode from what I hear.. not sure. but guys OP is most likely referring to the cel from a catdelete
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Cel from catdelete; you might go into limp mode from what I hear.. not sure. but guys OP is most likely referring to the cel from a catdelete
i have been running my HFC 200CPI with a cel light on for 1 week and no limp mode...

i know some people that had remove the cat had limp mode but i dont think that will cause the problem. i have been reading several thread about it and no one can really determine what is causing it.

HOPE someone had this issue can chime in... i wonder after a cat delete and got them a limp mode what did they do to fix it. it usually cause by something else. not CAT DELETE
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CEL's are generally harmless, I've run several track events with them on with no loss in power. Limp mode is a different thing.
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      07-08-2011, 12:34 PM   #7
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I was referring to getting a CEL from a catless.
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If your exhaust system and air intake system is STOCK( no modifications) and you have a CEL then go to the dealership and have them fix your ride.
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      07-08-2011, 11:15 PM   #9
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No, I don't have a CEL yet. I am just doing research before I install an aftermarket exhaust and was curious as to what would happen if I just leave the CEL light on.
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