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I bought a can last wekeend to blast out the Astra's throttle body, and I'll probably do the Skoda while I'm at it.. While the MAF sensor does not directly measure the actual flow rate of air, it measures the density.
You do, of course, have to have an idea about how to work on mechanics first though! Nowt complex about a MAF sensor..
Wow, extra pleased, I finally got an Ebay bargain and at this rate will have enough parts to build another 944. Hi all I have an e61 525i, MY2006 which means it has the N52 engine.
About the Author This article was written by the It Still Runs team, copy edited and fact checked through a multi-point auditing system, in efforts to ensure our readers only receive the best information. Killed a diesel MAF the other day starting it on easy start. Most sensors are connected with hose clamps. Electronics Cleaners: UK Drive. Put it in a location where it won't get damaged or knocked over.
Do not use carb cleaner or WD40!
Copyright EduGeek. This can cause major damage to the sensor. Know-How Notes: Primariliy becuase only the garages has access to expensive fault finding and performance diagnostic hardware which was out of the reach of most people price wise if all they wanted one for was infrequent home use.
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Original Poster. Keegan February 14, 2019. MAF sensor cleaning Ben.
Looking at the specs of each, it seems they both do the same job but one has been labeled as a 'specialist' product and charged more for. So, specialist cleaner required or can I do it with something more common?