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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
hi from the uk the location of mass air flow sensor on x type jag is as follows==it is on the r/h/side of the air filter cover with jaguar embossed on top? this sensor is just prior to the intake hose that connects to the motorised throttle body from filter connections underneath it to unplug and meter is held by two screws ?if memory serves ? may i suggest you remove the large hose and use a little wd40 or similar to clean /lubricate the throttle butterfly in throttle body throat at this point so as to prevent future sticking upsetting of idling ? hope this helps ?
Posted on Dec 20, 2008
SOURCE: location of mass air flow sensor
The sensor is mounted on the throttle body between the air cleaner assembly and the air cleaner outlet tube.
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Posted on Sep 04, 2009
SOURCE: mass air flow sensor
The mass airflow sensor is very important...it uses tiny diodes mounted in the flow path of the incoming air to the throttle body in units called CFM. It sends that information to the engine computer and the program calculates the proper amount of fuel needed to mix with the volume of air coming in. It is vital to your car that this sensor is properly maintained. If it's diodes are allowed to get dirty such as by having a dirty air filter, then the readings it takes will be inaccurate and the cars' performance will suffer. If the diodes break, you will not be able to drive the car and a new sensor is expensive.
DO NOT buy into snake-oil products like MAF cleaner...it is an expensive gimmick plus spraying anything under pressure into the sensor can break the diode filaments, some of them are barely .010" thick. Just remove the sensor with the proper bit and carefully poor a stream of isopropyl alcohol (isohol, rubbing alcohol) over the diodes until they shine. Then rinse with water and let air dry.
Posted on Dec 15, 2009
The mass air flow sensor is a round sensor that is mounted in the air intake, between the air cleaner box and the engine throttle body.
Posted on Feb 07, 2010
Check the wire leads and clean them before reconnecting the wire leads. It wouldn't hurt also to clean the MAF sensor with MAF cleaner, the code your getting is most common to the high performance oil base filters like K&N.
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Posted on Mar 12, 2010
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