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tru_Asiatik_Pride
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tru_Asiatik_Pride Feb 16, 3:20am - #103992 

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2003 Toyota Celica

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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
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Evan
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Evan Feb 16, 3:51am - #103993 

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2003 Toyota Celica GT

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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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stefanoc
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stefanoc Feb 16, 3:59am - #103994 

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2002 Toyota Celica

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CA
i thought the AEM CAI gen2 had poor fitment on celicas. how is it? you happy with it? was the fitment bad?
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tru_Asiatik_Pride
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tru_Asiatik_Pride Feb 16, 4:11am - #103995 

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2003 Toyota Celica

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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
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beans
ECelica Jester
beans Feb 16, 4:14am - #103996 
2000 white Toyota Celica GTS
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2000 Toyota Celica GTS

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Philadelphia, PA
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?
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Evan
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Evan Feb 16, 4:14am - #103997 

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2003 Toyota Celica GT

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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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