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If this is related to the mass air flow sensor and it's throwing you a code, you can purchase a can of CRC Electronic cleaner to clean it before you spend a lot of money replacing it. Clean it, place it back on, clear the
Posted on Nov 21, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
It's should be a simple remove and replace. Just make sure the engine is off. Also do not touch any of the filament wires on the sensor, just the plastic housing. Also after you install it drive the car for a little while (city speeds, cruising speeds and inbetween). That way the computer will be able to readjust its setting since it is a new sensor.
Posted on Apr 02, 2009
SOURCE: 99 Eclipse 2.4 cid idles
couple of possible problems
first thing i would check is to make sure air intake hose between Mass air flow sensor and intake doesn't have any cracks holes make sure clamps are tight
secondly check for vacuum leaks carb cleaner works great for this spray around intake gaskets throttle body fuel injectors vacuum lines when spraying u notice change in idle (if idle picks up or stubles) that where your problem is example you spray around intake gasket and idle picks up you have bad intake gasket
third thing is to try and clean the mass air flow sensor they make special cleaner for this (u can use carb cleaner for this but it can leave residue on sensor and damage it so it not recomended)
my best guess for you with all three o codes is you have a vacuum leak somewhere
Posted on Nov 13, 2010
The mass airflow SENSOR uses a small platinum wire with a current run through it to determine the volume of air flowing in.(More air makes the wire cooler,less air makes it hotter).After a while,deposits will build up on the wire,affecting the reading.(or,it may also get a high resistance open causing erratic operation).Every time I have seen a MAF sensor fail,unplugging it will force the PCM to substitute a value,which will make it driveable(it won't run very good,though).This is more effective on the cases where the wire is broken/breaking.If unplugging it somewhat cures your problem(you didn't say what the symptoms were),then try it.(make sure the new sensor goes in with THE ARROW FACING TOWARDS THE ENGINE(DIRECTION OF AIRFLOW!).(I have seen numerous clowns on car shows put it the other way and spend a ridiculous amount of time trying to diagnose it).
Posted on May 28, 2012
They have to be exactly the same part electrically,etc
No way to know that unless the part number & application is the same
Your cars pcm won't have proper air flow readings if you don't
have the correct sensor
Are they the same,Don't know,that is up to you to research
Posted on Dec 17, 2012
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