Question about Pontiac Firebird
It should be along the air intake. A block box about 1 1/2" x 2 1/2" held on by 4 ? screws. Easy to replace, but kind of pricey. They make a product for cleaning them. Try that first. Do not touch the wire resistor that goes into the intake. It's delicate.
Posted on Oct 06, 2010
Assuming you have the V-8, though it is similar for the V-6. The MAF sensor is inside the air resonator flexhose. Fig. Removing air cleaner housing from radiator support and engine 1. Release Air Cleaner Housing front latches (4). 2. Remove the retainers (1) holding the resonator to radiator core support (3).
Removal & Installation
CAUTION Take care when handling the MAF sensor. Do not dent, puncture, or otherwise damage the Honeycell located at the air inlet end of the MAF sensor. Do not touch the sensing elements or allow anything including cleaning solvents and lubricants to come in contact with them. Use a small amount of a non-silicone based lubricant on the air duct only, to aid in installation. Do not drop or roughly handle the MAF sensor.
3. Disconnect the MAF sensor (1) electrical connector.
4. Separate the air cleaner housing from the radiator support
Remove the clamp from the MAF sensor (1) at the resonator.
Remove the clamp from the MAF sensor (1) at the air intake duct.
Remove the MAF sensor (1).
NOTE The embossed arrows on the MAF sensor indicate the proper air flow direction. The arrows must point toward the engine.
Fig. Removing air cleaner housing from radiator support and engine
1. Release Air Cleaner Housing front latches (4).
2. Remove the retainers (1) holding the resonator to radiator core support (3).
Posted on Oct 06, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Look in the oulet air cleaner tube, it's hold by 4 nuts.
Posted on Sep 16, 2009
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