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Old 03-04-2012, 06:32 PM
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exhaust temp light

hi guys, just a quick question. when i start the car from cold, the exhaust temperature warning light comes on and stays on for 5 mins or so then goes off, is this likely to just be a faulty sensor or perhaps the sign of another problem?
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Re: exhaust temp light

Little more information on the car?


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Re: exhaust temp light

ummmmm...............


first of all, there's no such thing as an exhaust temperature LIGHT. there's an EGT GUAGE tho, which is a guage that shows your EGT.


second of all, preludes never came with an EGT guage (or light, for that matter), so i'm very intrigued to see what this looks like.
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But you need that scoop on the hood. Is it true that they're big enough to fit your lunch box and all your camera gear in it?
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Re: exhaust temp light

ive never heard of this on a prelude but jdm supras did in fact have an egt light .. something to do with the type of fuel used that would cause the light to come on ( i assume the wrong fuel would cause higher egts thus causing the light to come on ) . so possible could be a jdm car ? what year make model and market is this car ?
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Re: exhaust temp light

I don't know what your US Ludes have but my 4G JDM SI VTEC has a CAT temp light. More than likely there is something up with your CAT. However if your emissions are good and the light is annoying you, you can earth off the cable on the chassis. Alot of people earth it off when fitting a decat.

Does your light look like the illuminated icon on the right?

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Re: exhaust temp light

ahhhhhh that makes much more sense now, thank you merlin!
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