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How do you replace the mass air flow sensor i want to do it myself the guy at auto zone said it was easy i have a 2000 impala 3.8

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3.8L Engine To Remove:
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  1. Disconnect the battery ground cable.
  2. Remove the fuel injector cover.
  3. Disconnect the mass air flow (MAF) sensor electrical connector.
  4. Remove the MAF sensor mounting screws.
  5. Remove the MAF sensor from the throttle body.
To Install:
  1. Position the MAF sensor on the throttle body.
  2. Install the MAF sensor mounting screws. Tighten the mounting screws to 27 in lb (3 Nm).
  3. Connect the mass air flow (MAF) sensor electrical connector.
  4. Install the fuel injector cover.
  5. Connect the battery ground cable.
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Posted on Nov 12, 2010

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  • magenh83 Nov 12, 2010

    is there any special tools needed ?

  • Duane Wong
    Duane Wong Nov 12, 2010

    Go to Walmart and get a tool set for Automotive Repair or Mechanic's Tool Set or Screwdriver with different bits on it so that if it is a Torx 15, as an example, it will come out (like aiming headlights tool).

    The screws may have special size and shape designs in them that require these inexpensive toolsets to remove. It is likely not a simple Philips or Flat screwdriver that is required to take it out. I got the information above from Chilton online manual, and it doesn't specify what head to use, but it will become apparent if you look at the MAF Sensor what tip to use.

    I think the entire toolset from Walmart costs under $15 or so. The last time I bought a set was a couple of years ago.

    You can also go to Autozone or Advance Auto and borrow their tools through their borrowing program where you pay for the tool and return for a refund within a specified amount of time.

    Good luck on this repair.

  • Duane Wong
    Duane Wong Nov 12, 2010

    The tool to take it out may be special, but many outlets sell cheap versions of the tool required to remove the screws.

  • Duane Wong
    Duane Wong Nov 12, 2010

    Thanks for the rating, by the way.

  • Keith Fobbs Jr
    Keith Fobbs Jr Jul 25, 2014

    do u know the exact name of this tool??

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