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DJ_Curtiz Jun 23, 6:24pm - #205661 
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CLEANED MY M.A.F.S TODAY - Results ?

Well I was haveing rough starts and my acceleration was going to shit, with an AEM CAI and exhaust, up to date full synthetic oil changes, I could not understand why... So I gave cleaning my MAFS a try and remedy this problem...Here is the shit I used, cost me $2.99 ... I did notice easier starts and my acceleration is somewhat back... I did reset my ECU so I will give it a day to see if I get my acceleration back to normal... Ill be taking her in for her due oil change soon too so that should help... one thing that is bugging me though is that my engine sounds like a damm DIESEL!!!!! WTF angry anyways, here is a pic of the shiet I used grin
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Polykarb Jun 23, 6:27pm - #205662 

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good job, post any changes soon, im gonna do that soon.

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silver Jun 23, 7:35pm - #205663 
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I couldn't feel any difference when I cleaned mine.
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hephaestus Jun 23, 8:01pm - #205664 
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I hope you didn't clean your MAF with that stuff. I hope you are talking about the throttle body. That stuff might ruin your MAF. Says right on the can not to get it on the MAF. I use a can of stuff I bought at Radio Shack that cleans like electrical switches called Contact/Control Cleaner/Lubricant.
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Erick Jun 23, 8:05pm - #205665 

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^^ oo that doesn't sound good frown

yah i have to clean mine now darn check engine light cry it just came on today thumbsdown

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Lucky_317 Jun 23, 8:38pm - #205666 

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wow, you should use brake kleen. I use that stuff all the time. I'll look for a pic of the can smile

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silver Jun 23, 8:49pm - #205667 
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Originally Posted by hephaestus
I hope you didn't clean your MAF with that stuff. I hope you are talking about the throttle body. That stuff might ruin your MAF. Says right on the can not to get it on the MAF. I use a can of stuff I bought at Radio Shack that cleans like electrical switches called Contact/Control Cleaner/Lubricant.


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Lucky_317 Jun 23, 8:50pm - #205668 

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Lucky_317 Jun 23, 8:51pm - #205669 

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^^^ I go through many cans of that stuff on my maf and its stll fine so far smile actually since its wednesday I'll be cleaning it tonight again thumbsup

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DJ_Curtiz Jun 23, 8:58pm - #205670 
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Originally Posted by hephaestus

I hope you didn't clean your MAF with that stuff. I hope you are talking about the throttle body. That stuff might ruin your MAF. Says right on the can not to get it on the MAF. I use a can of stuff I bought at Radio Shack that cleans like electrical switches called Contact/Control Cleaner/Lubricant.


dunno what you taking bout dude but I read the can through and through before I bought it and nowhere did it say not to spray it on the MAFS and I spoke 2 a mech and recommended this stuff... I just took my car back out for another run and Im DEFF about 90% back to normal grin grin grin
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xXMaGNuSXx Jun 23, 9:06pm - #205671 
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^^^ I used a similar carb cleaner. Except I sprayed the stuff on cotton swabs and cleaned it that way.
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Chaz Jun 23, 9:13pm - #205672 
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the instructions that everyone's been using to clean their mafs on this site says to use throttle body cleaner so... wtf

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DiabloGTS Jun 23, 9:17pm - #205673 

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Either one works on the MAF, the brake parts cleaner is worse on them, it's a more powerful solvent.

As for the chatter, buy a bottle of Oil Detergent and run it with your next change. Bye bye chatter!

You might need to run it through for 2 oil changes, mine took 2.

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hephaestus Jun 23, 9:18pm - #205674 
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I'm glad it worked for you. I don't want anything touching my MAF that can get rid of deposist on a throttle body and Intake manifold. It's safe for oxygen sensors and catalytic coverters. Sorry it didn't say MAF on the can, your right there. The MAF is sensitive (especially on our cars) and that's why you are cleaning it probably because something messed it up with just a little grime or oil. I just use something safe, less harsh, and 1 shot I'm 100% that's all. Don't believe what every mech tells you anyway for any problem on your car.
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CeLlYgT04 Jun 23, 9:21pm - #205675 

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Sultan Jun 23, 11:15pm - #205676 

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glad your car is feeling better...
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VoodooGTS Jun 24, 12:02am - #205677 

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so is it safe to use carb cleaner or disk kleen on the MAFS?

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DJ_Curtiz Jun 24, 12:35am - #205678 
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no worries there hephaestus, I know you were just being cautious... And yes it is safe, the results r sweet!!! good to have the power back in my baby! thumbsup

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VoodooGTS Jun 24, 1:09am - #205679 

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I just cleaned my MAFS with a MAXTEC Motor Care for RC cars... I totaly can tell the diffrence. I just used a q-tip before, but now i used that motor care stuff and its working like a charm.

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Virgilson Jun 24, 1:12am - #205680 

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Erick Jun 24, 6:06am - #205681 

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thanks DJ_Curtiz for posting this topic up.. now i know what product to use... just to be sure.. =)... so did you take ur CAI out to get to the MAF ??

the light is bugging me and can't wait to feel the difference once it's clean..

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DJ_Curtiz Jun 24, 6:12am - #205682 
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Originally Posted by Erick
thanks DJ_Curtiz for posting this topic up.. now i know what product to use... just to be sure.. =)... so did you take ur CAI out to get to the MAF ??

the light is bugging me and can't wait to feel the difference once it's clean..


Well I didnt have to completely remove it out, just remove a few hoses and one bolt and twisted the CAI so I could reach the screws on the MAFS grin

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