Auto Repair : How Do You Clean or Check a Mass Air Flow Sensor?

A mass air-flow sensor is used on fuel-injected vehicles to tell the computer how much air is going into the engine. Discover why a mass air flow sensor must be removed in order to be checked with help from an auto mechanic in this free video on auto parts.

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Yahoo answersWill a air mass flow sensor make a 2000 mercury cougar not have the power it should?

  • Mercury

    The sensor tells the computer how much air is going into the engine, so the computer can add the right amount of gas. If the mass-air sensor is reading low, then the engine won't get enough.

Yahoo answerswill a air mass flow sensor make a 2000 mercury cougar not have the power it should?

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    the cougar is a nice design. Mass air is a device connected to the engines computer. the computer takes the air flow measurement and calculates a rich or lean fuel delivery figure for the pistons.

Yahoo answerswhat is the difference between a map sensor and mass air flow sensor in a 1999 pontiac grand prix?

  • Maintenance & Repairs

    The Mass Air Flow sensor is usually right on the airbox itself, with a 4-6 wire plug (where the air filter is, and on most GMs, is tucked in a corner of the engine compartment), the MAP(Manifold.

Yahoo answersWhy do i have to replace the mass air flow sensor on my '97 nissan maxima?

  • Nissan

    You like stalling out on the highway. how about worse not being able to start the engine back up. Acceleration and fuel mileage will be better with a new Nissan Air Flow Meter. Aftermarket air flow.

Yahoo answersCan a bad mass air flow sensor cause your engine to shake a little?

  • Maintenance & Repairs

    Under acceleration. Bad idle is usualy a vacuum leak and the engine is sucking raw air causing a misfire.

Yahoo answersWhere can I find the Mass Air Flow Sensor in a Hyundai Sonata 2001?

  • Maintenance & Repairs

    Should in the air intake tube right behind the air filter. usually a square box. Should have 4 small bolts and be easily removable with common tools. ( usually torx headed bolt) When removed it.

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  • Slow down, keep your car tuned to save money on gas

    A faulty oxygen sensor could decrease fuel economy by 40 percent, Geisler said. A faulty mass air flow sensor, which monitors the amount of air delivered to the engine, also would cause a significant drop in fuel economy, said Barry Hoyland,

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    The problems can be a simple as a burned out glove compartment light to a bad mass air flow meter under the hood. The team which finds and accurately repairs all the problems in the least amount of time advances to the national competition.

  • Mass Air Flow Sensors are engineered for reliability.

    San Jose, CA - Posifa Microsystems, Inc., a leader in Advanced MEMS Sensor Development, stepped out of "stealth-mode" today to officially unveil its new line of improved Mass Air Flow Sensors. The PMFc3000 family, which is a pin compatible upgrade to

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