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Exclamation Cleaning the MAF

All I can say is WOW! I followed the tech article on here on how to do it. I could not believe how tiny that little wire was. I used glass cleaner and a Q-Tip. I went for a test drive after..... did I mention wow? I expected the wires to be bigger, but I figured it out.

If you have not cleaned it, I would HIGHLY reccomend it!

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wow.....that big of a different???

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Glad it worked out OK;

For an even easier way of cleaning it, try a can of electrical contact spray cleaner.

This method eliminates having to use a Q-tip. Just spray clean.

Worked well for me.

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i know my dad has some of that spray..considering he is an electrician

so i plan on cleanin the MAF and removing the air silencer

should be a good weekend project

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i used brakleen and didnt have to scrub it
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so do i jus unscrew the sensor and take it out and carefully clean it?...is that all?
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so do i jus unscrew the sensor and take it out and carefully clean it?...is that all?
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wow you responded fast....i wrote at 8:32 and u wrote at 8:32...GAH!
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wow you responded fast....i wrote at 8:32 and u wrote at 8:32...GAH!

I need a life I guess..... crap I did it again!

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so do i jus unscrew the sensor and take it out and carefully clean it?...is that all?
when I cleaned mine, I didnt have the torx bit..I just sprayed Contact Cleaner into the sampling tube and sat it on its side.

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where to buy this electric contact spray thingy?
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where to buy this electric contact spray thingy?

Electrical department on Home Depot, Lowes, Orchard, Ace etc. etc.


Maybe even Walmart.

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or like i said...i use brakleen
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where to buy this electric contact spray thingy?
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yeah i cleaned mine a week ago, man couldn't be happier i had a huge dust bunny smiling at me when i took it off like this now it's gone and the power is back!

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Isopropyl Alchohol with a Q tip. If you're good, you can clean it real nice. =)

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