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ANY aftermarket air filter or filter-back exhaust has the potential to turn the check engine lamp on, or affect regeneration frequency, as they will cause air to flow differently across the MAF sensor, or lower exhaust pressure in the aftertreatment system.
Since MAF is one of the largest factors in regeneration frequency calculation, the air in has to be close to equal to the air out (as measured by the DPF pressure sensor). So if the turbulence of the air in the intake tract changes, and the engine takes in "more" air, or THINKS it's taking in more air, than it is putting back out, it will often regenerate more frequently, or turn the CEL on to warn the driver of an impending problem with the aftertreatment system.
Just my .02
Ford Senior Diesel Technician
2008 F-350 4x4 Off Road 6.4 Powerstroke Diesel
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