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MAF sensor cleaning #103992 Feb 15, 8:20pm Feb 15, 8:20pm
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MAF sensor cleaning
i think mines dirty causing some problems in my car anyways couple of questions
1. how often am i supppose to clean it
2. what cleaner do i use(best one?)
3. do i need to take off the neg terminal on the battery when removing it?
4. i have the gen 2 AEM Intake, it looks like i have to take out the entire assembly just to access the MAF is there an easier way?
thanks guys

Re: MAF sensor cleaning [Re: tru_Asiatik_Pride] #103993 Feb 15, 8:51pm Feb 15, 8:51pm
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You only have to clean it if your CEL comes on. Other than that, you shouldn't have to worry about it.

But here's some photos and instructions:

https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_1862388016_0_collapsed_2__1.html


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Re: MAF sensor cleaning [Re: tru_Asiatik_Pride] #103994 Feb 15, 8:59pm Feb 15, 8:59pm
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i thought the AEM CAI gen2 had poor fitment on celicas. how is it? you happy with it? was the fitment bad?

Re: MAF sensor cleaning [Re: Evan] #103995 Feb 15, 9:11pm Feb 15, 9:11pm
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Originally Posted by Evan
You only have to clean it if your CEL comes on. Other than that, you shouldn't have to worry about it.

But here's some photos and instructions:

https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_1862388016_0_collapsed_2__1.html

nope no cel but iam having trouble with idle and it might have some oil build up from the filter from the last time i cleaned the filter but i wanna see if it would solve my problem confused

Re: MAF sensor cleaning [Re: Evan] #103996 Feb 15, 9:14pm Feb 15, 9:14pm
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Originally Posted by Evan
You only have to clean it if your CEL comes on. Other than that, you shouldn't have to worry about it.

But here's some photos and instructions:

https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_1862388016_0_collapsed_2__1.html


what's a CEL?

Re: MAF sensor cleaning [Re: beans] #103997 Feb 15, 9:14pm Feb 15, 9:14pm
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Originally Posted by beans
Originally Posted by Evan
You only have to clean it if your CEL comes on. Other than that, you shouldn't have to worry about it.

But here's some photos and instructions:

https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_1862388016_0_collapsed_2__1.html


what's a CEL?


Check Engine Light wink


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