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Planning on gettin the schrick cam and the GIAC chip. Heard that check engine light will come on, is that true??
 

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Re: Will check engine light come on if using aftermarket cam?? (brandonglx)

yes, probably will.
it's something we are all used to by now. you can just pull the bulb for the CEL out of the cluster if you don't want to look at it all the time.
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Re: Will check engine light come on if using aftermarket cam?? (brandonglx)

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Planning on gettin the schrick cam and the GIAC chip. Heard that check engine light will come on, is that true??

If you get a matching camshaft / chip, it shouldn't.
If it does and the ECU doesn't like the cam, the chip was NOT programed correctly.
Why would you buy a part to expect to preform but then cannot pass basic emission tests?
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Re: Will check engine light come on if using aftermarket cam?? (bluefox280)

im gettin the schrick 268 with the GIAC chip, it should be ok right?
 

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im gettin the schrick 268 with the GIAC chip, it should be ok right?

As long as the chip is programed for the new camshaft, you should be fine.
If a CEL is triggered by the camshaft, I would highly question the programing of the chip.
I'm not up for buying parts that make the condition of my car worse...
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Re: Will check engine light come on if using aftermarket cam?? (brandonglx)

I just installed a TT 268 cam, gear, and matched TT chip. My CEL was on until i went and had it tuned by a pro. He adjusted everything a little bit and turned out my timing was just a bit off. After he gave it the once over i got no CEL and great running vehicle. Instalation was easy i guess just make sure you get your timing right!! Good Luck bro
 

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Re: Will check engine light come on if using aftermarket cam?? (GLmercy80)

Was this on a VR6 or a 2.0? How do you adjust timing on a VR6?
 

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Re: Will check engine light come on if using aftermarket cam?? (brandonglx)

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Planning on gettin the schrick cam and the GIAC chip. Heard that check engine light will come on, is that true??


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