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There are six wires leading to the MAF sensor on my 2000 Ford Taurus.Two of them are thicker, the Red and the Black. Are these considered as the leads or lead wires? The sensor is located immediatly in front of the throttle body.

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  • Randy Ohler May 20, 2011

    Why are you messing with this? Messing with these wires can lead into some serious problems If you are not sure what you are doing. You can blow the ECM if you cross the wrong wires or put voltage to the wrong wire. Let me know I can help. Randy

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Im trying to put a module on my 2001 ford taurus but im nt sure which wire to put it on and where to cut i just need help please

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You will likely not notice any serious drivability problems, although there may be symptoms such as a general decrease in power or sluggishness.

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A code P0102 may mean that one or more of the following has happened:
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* The MAF sensor may be faulty
* The vehicle computer may be faulty (very rare)

Possible Solutions
The simplest thing to do is to reset the code and see if it comes back. Then start with the cheapest, easiest repair procedures:
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* Inspect for any air leaks near the MAF sensor.
* Take the MAF out and clean it using a spray cleaner such as brake cleaner or electrical contact cleaner. Be gentle with the sensor.
* Check the voltage of the MAF sensor (refer to a repair manual for vehicle specific information)
* Replace the MAF sensor.

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