NOTICED THE TCM AND PCM

  • Tiny
  • peanutg13
  • 2007 Chevrolet Impala
  • 120,000 miles

I removed air filter housing and noticed the tcm and pcm, is it okay the leave it exposed, or will the car malfunction? I put in a cold air filter, but housing in the way and I want to remove it?

Friday, April 6th, 2012 AT 11:26 PM

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  • rasmataz
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The lights are on bcuz its probably not reading the mass airflow sensor correctly-Did you install the cold air as specified by the instructions

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Friday, April 6th, 2012 AT 11:30 PM
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  • peanutg13
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The light isnt on. I am wondering if leaving the air filter housing is okay and safe

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Friday, April 6th, 2012 AT 11:48 PM
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  • rasmataz
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I don't think it'll hurt anything-leave it in place

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Saturday, April 7th, 2012 AT 12:07 AM
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  • peanutg13
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So is it ok if I leave it out or should I put in back on

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Saturday, April 7th, 2012 AT 1:18 AM
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  • saturntech9
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Just add to this one the only thing I would worry about is water/moisture getting at the computer the air filter housing protects it from the elements thats why they seal it in the air filter housing. Thats my opion on that one.

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Saturday, April 7th, 2012 AT 3:44 AM
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  • peanutg13
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Ok, I would think that too, thanks for the advice

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Saturday, April 7th, 2012 AT 3:48 AM
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  • saturntech9
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Your welcome anytime thats what were here for.

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Saturday, April 7th, 2012 AT 3:54 AM

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