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What tools do i need to change my mass air flow sensor.

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    2008 Chevy Kodiak c4500 duramax desiel code reader (Innova 3100 Can OBD2) shows P0102, what does it mean


    P0102 Chevrolet - Mass or Volume Air Flow Circuit Low Input

    Read more: http://engine-codes.com/p0102_chevrolet.html#ixzz38p5k1ZD8

    Possible causes - Faulty mass air flow sensor
    - Intake air leaks
    - Dirty mass air flow sensor
    - Dirty mass air filter
    - Mass air flow sensor harness is open or shorted
    - Mass air flow sensor circuit poor electrical connection

    Before replacing the mass air flow sensor, try replacing the air filter and cleaning the air flow sensor with low compress air or mass air flow sensor cleaner. Reset code and drive vehicle. If the code comes back, it may be necessary to replaced the mass air flow sensor.


    Read more: http://engine-codes.com/p0102_chevrolet.html#ixzz38p5tpWZk

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    Car not idling after changing mass air flow sensor


    You can closed your car and the diagnostic tool , and try again , when you do the car diagnostic , you can also have a look at the using manu .

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    2000 nissan sentra 2.0 error codes p0101& p0102


    P0102 - Mass Air Flow Sensor Circuit Malfunction

    The mass air flownissan-maxima-maf-sensor.jpg or MAF sensor is placed in the intake air duct between the air filter and the engine intake manifold. The MAF sensor measures the amount of intake air flow. The MAF sensor converts the air flow measurement into a voltage or frequency signal, with the voltage or frequency changing proportionally to the amount of air flow. The air flow sensor signal is monitored by the engine computer (ECM). The engine computer (ECM) uses the mass air flow signal to know the engine load and to calculate the proper amount of fuel injected. If the signal from the mass air flow sensor is out of expected range, the ECM detects a fault and sets the code P0100. For example, the mass air flow sensor signal could be higher than expected when the engine is not running or lower than expected with the engine running. A car with the code P0100 may have some driveability issues, such as stalling, lack of power, surging, hesitation, etc. In some cars, the code P0100 can cause the fail-safe mode where the engine speed would be limited to 2,500 - 3,000 rpm.
    If there are other trouble codes present, they might need to be looked at first. Checking the freeze frame may help, as it may contain some important information. The freeze frame is a snapshot of the engine parameters at the moment when the fault was detected. The freeze-frame may show whether the vehicle was running or stopped, whether the air-fuel ratio was lean or rich, was the engine was cold or warmed up at the time of the malfunction. Read more about the freeze frame.


    Read more about mass air flow sensor.

    What could cause the code P0100:
    - faulty or contaminated mass air flow sensor
    - open or short in the mass air flow sensor electrical circuit
    - open or short in the sensor power or ground circuit

    - other electrical problem with the MAF sensor wiring, (corroded wires, bent terminals, bad ground connection, burned fuse, etc.
    - vacuum leaks
    - restricted air flow at or before the air filter
    - wrong air flow sensor installed
    - problem with ECM





    P0102 - Mass Air Flow Sensor Circuit Low

    The mass air flow or MAF sensor measures the amount of air entering the engine. The engine computer (ECM) uses the mass air flow signal to calculate the amount of fuel injected (read more how the MAF sensor works below). The code P0102 is set when the signal from the mass air flow sensor is lower than expected. Often a car may exhibit some driveability symptoms, such as lack of power, surging, hesitation on acceleration, hard starting, pinging (detonation), or rough idle when started cold. Often the codes P0171 or P0174 could also be stored along with the code P0102, as the incorrect air flow signal can cause the engine to run lean. The codes P0171 and P0174 indicate a lean condition. Checking the freeze frame might help in the diagnostic process. The freeze frame is stored in the ECM along with the trouble code. The freeze frame contains some recorded parameters (e.g. vehicle speed, engine temperature, fuel trim) at the moment when the fault was detected. The freeze frame can also be accessed with a scan tool.



    What could cause the code P0102
    - faulty or contaminated mass airflow sensor
    - debris blocking the air flow at the mass air flow sensor
    - unmetered air leaking past the MAF sensor (vacuum leaks)
    - PCV system vacuum leaks
    - restricted or collapsed intake air duct
    - dirty or restricted air filter
    - restricted air screen before the air filter
    - improper application of aftermarket components (e.g. cold intake, modified air filter, etc.)
    - wrong air flow sensor installed
    - electrical problem with the MAF sensor wiring, connector, power supply or ground.
    - problem with ECM
    - in some cases other issues with the fuel injection system like a clogged catalytic converter or a faulty manifold absolute pressure sensor (MAP) can also cause the code P0102.




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    Oct 20, 2012 | 2006 Kia Sorento

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    Spare part 12(po100)


    P0100 NISSAN - Mass Air Flow Sensor Circuit Range/Performance Error

    Possible causes- Dirty mass air flow sensor
    - Dirty mass air filter
    - Mass air flow sensor harness is open or shorted
    - Mass air flow sensor electrical circuit poor connection
    - Intake air leaks
    - Faulty mass air flow sensor
    Tech notes Before replacing the mass air flow sensor, try replacing the air filter and cleaning the air flow sensor with low compress air or mass air flow sensor cleaner. Reset code and drive vehicle. If the code comes back, it may be necessary to replaced the mass air flow sensor.

    Sep 25, 2012 | 1997 Nissan Pickup

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    P0121


    Hi there:This code can also be related to the MAF or mass air flow sensor. Lets test it before we try anything new.
    Testing and Inspection:
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    MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR (MAF SENSOR)
    This hot film type air flow sensor is composed of a hot film sensor, housing, and a metering duct (hybrid, sensor element). The mass airflow rate is measured by detection of heat transfer from a hot film probe. A change in the mass air flow rate will cause a change in the amount of heat being transferred from the hot film probe surface to the air flow. This results in a change in temperature of the hot film probe and a change of resistance.


    Circuit Diagram:

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    ISUZU TROOPER 3.2 V6 CODE P0101


    P0101 ISUZU - Mass Air Flow Circuit Performancexicon.jpghttp://engine-codes.com/p0101_isuzu.htmlForum CodePossible causes- Dirty mass air flow sensor
    - Dirty mass air filter
    - Mass air flow sensor harness is open or shorted
    - Mass air flow sensor electrical circuit poor connection
    - Intake air leaks
    - Faulty mass air flow sensor
    Tech notes Before replacing the mass air flow sensor, try replacing the air filter and cleaning the air flow sensor with low compress air or mass air flow sensor cleaner. Reset code and drive vehicle. If the code comes back, it may be necessary to replaced the mass air flow sensor

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    My chevy blazer 2000 ha a p0101 code changed the mass air flow sensor still does not want to accelerate


    Hi there:
    This code is set when the MAF (Mass Air Flow) meter is not sending the PCM the correct information. This can be due to a bad conection of the rubber intake hose between the MAF and the Throttle plate opening, a dirty air filter, a dirty mass air flow or a bad mass air flow.



    Most programmer have you tie into the iat sensor in the mass air flow. this can cause the the iat sensor oto short out.


    Hope helps.

    Jun 20, 2012 | 1998 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup

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    P0101


    P0101: MAF or VAF A Circuit Range/Perf

    - Dirty mass air flow sensor
    - Dirty mass air filter
    - Mass air flow sensor harness is open or shorted
    - Mass air flow sensor electrical circuit poor connection
    - Intake air leaks
    - Faulty mass air flow sensor

    Before replacing the mass air flow sensor, try replacing the air filter and cleaning the air flow sensor with low compress air or mass air flow sensor cleaner. Reset code and drive vehicle. If the code comes back, it may be necessary to replaced the mass air flow sensor.

    Feb 09, 2012 | 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix

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    I got the code from the OBD IT read a code of 23 and one of 36 now i need to find what it means


    code 23 is MAT too low.(mass air temp.) code 36 is Mass Air Flow Sensor Error

    The ECM receives a signal from the Mass Air Flow sensor depending on the amount of air entering the engine. The ECM uses information from this sensor to help calculate fuel delivery and spark timing.

    Fault Code Description

    • 36 - Mass Air Flow sensor error

      Symptoms

      • Engine stalling
      • Lack of power

      Common Problems Faulty Mass Air Flow sensor,Broken wire to Mass Air Flow sensor,Dirty sensing element in Mass Air Flow sensor

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