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Old 04-18-2006, 09:10 PM   #1
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so i've also got a low input code for the MAF, how can i clean it without damaging it, what do you guys use?
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EDIT: im really sorry, i was thinking about something else entirely...i was thinking the OUTSIDE of the sensor, not the sensors themselves...REALLY sorry!
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brake cleaner

oh yeah...VERY CAREFULLY
When have we known Brake cleaner to be sensor safe?

If you want to clean the sensor, you can follow the direction here which would be a cotton swab and alcohol..

I have in the past used Throttle Body and intake cleaner that was sensor safe and plate coating safe, I have yet to destroy a single sensor...

Please wait for some replys on the MAF cleaning as I am no expert... I do not want to see you kill the sensor if its not bad causing you to have to purchase a new one...

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I have succesfully used the procedure that we wrote and put in Techinfo three times.

Follow that procedure. The article covers TB cleaning and all sensors connected to it. The SAFE way.

Don't EVER use anything like brake cleaner or carb cleaner on it. EVER.
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I don't know if a AFH50M-02A MAF will work for you, but if you need to replace it, and my dumbass advice messed everything up for you, I will give you one that I have. It is from my year, but I think they are all the same up to 99...i think.

EDIT: I just tested the old sensor after cleaning and got the SES light again, so even if it WAS compatible, which it isin't, it still would not work.
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They are not the same, nor remotely compatible.
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hah dont worry man i havent started cleaning it, that'll be tommorow at the shop
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