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veilsideffgt
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May 9, 1:44pm - #175129 
engine running nice and smooth

i have a 2000 celica gts with 42000 miles on it. lately when i start the car, put it into 1st gear and push down the gas to go, there was a slight hesitation. would have to give it more gas because it seemed like it would want to stall. but after reading some reviews on cleaning the maf air flow sensor, i went out to autozone and got some electronic connection cleaner/degreaser. everything from startup to idle my engine is performing so nice and in tune. just wanted to say thanks for those that had input into the tip.

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May 9, 2:03pm - #175130 
^^^you welcome<< i'm pretty sure they would tell you that. :O) thumbsup


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Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
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May 9, 2:48pm - #175131 
mine does that every now and then...guess i should do that as well thumbsup

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May 9, 2:51pm - #175132 
where is the review on cleaning the mafs i would like to do this in the near future

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May 9, 6:33pm - #175133 
here is the thread. it is under the install feature, engine.
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_1862388016_0_collapsed_2__1.html

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May 11, 8:36am - #175134 
Do you clean the temperature probe as well?


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May 12, 2:38am - #175135 
??


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May 12, 2:53am - #175136 
nice im going to
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May 12, 7:44am - #175137 
yeah you clean the tempature probe too. i just sprayed the tempature probe with the cleaner and and lightly wiped it with a q tip. for the actual sensors (2 thin wires) i just sprayed them and didnt use a q tip, they are so thin and fragile didnt want to mess them up. just make sure you use the right cleaner (cleaner/degreaser, that is electronic safe which quickly dries).

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May 12, 8:45am - #175138 
I cleaned my maf sensor the other day, and it is like day and night on how my car runs.


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