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Old 08-01-2013, 08:31 PM
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The best way to find out whats up is to get the code for the engine light. Many parts shops will read your error code free if you don't have a code reader. I would start there, it could be just a bad coil, maybe you hit a wire somewhere, could be many things. Unpluge your battery for 15 min, then plug back up, see if the code goes and if it comes back.
Asur's right.

Also remember that the net' is a great source too codes that appear at irregular intervals for no reason at all. Punch your code into a search engine and read what other's are experiencing and, ultimately, applying to get the issue fixed.
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At this point the pieces that fell into the engine are long gone. Either blown out the valve or disintegrated. They may have scored up the cylinder a bit but if you don't notice a problem don't worry about it. In the future(hopefully won't ever happen again), blow it out or vacuum it out first.

Probably had a bad connection at the IAT sensor. If the code stays away, don't worry about it.
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Well I went for a little drive and everything is working perfectly. I did notice that my idle is smoother and that at a complete stop it is about 600 RPM's. I also noticed that it feels like the throttle response is a little better. Of course this could be all in my head. Thank you all of you for your help. Now its time to start looking at mods.
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