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May 4, 5:41pm - #171734 
how to clean mass air flow sensor?

I am havin a starting problem too...how do you clean the MAF...it is located on the Intake correct?

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May 4, 5:48pm - #171735 

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May 5, 7:26am - #171736 
I've heard rumors that it's safe to use throttle body cleaner on the maf. Is this true? Is it safe to use it on the thermostat and connections too?

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May 5, 7:42am - #171737 
dude cleaning this, ruined the MAF. watch out, since I did this I have been having serious backfire issues.
I would say be very careful what you use.

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May 5, 7:46am - #171738 
^^^^ eek

That's pretty disturbing dude, sorry to hear that thumbsdown


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May 5, 8:04am - #171739 
Originally Posted by ferrous
dude cleaning this, ruined the MAF. watch out, since I did this I have been having serious backfire issues.
I would say be very careful what you use.


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May 5, 10:12am - #171740 
Before I bought my GTS I test drove it and found out that the mass air flow sensor was bad. They replaced it before i bought it.

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