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Old 02-13-2010, 06:37 PM   #1
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I was pulling out of Rite Aid today when my check engine light came on. Pulled into the self-serve car wash, during which time my girlfriend said that the inside of the car turned into a sauna (the heat was on full). Temperature gauge was fine, though I thought my exhaust smelled rich.

Went down the street to Advance. P0108, MAP sensor high circuit. Popped the hood, and the sensor seemed very loose. When I undid the clips, it came out in two pieces (see thumbnail). How odd. After pulling up Dan'* writeup on the code on my iPhone, I decided to replace it immediately instead of hitting a junkyard Monday.

Did it break because of age, or should I be worried about something?
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Probably just age. They only last so long.
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While you are replacing the MAP sensor might want to clean or replace the PCV valve that is mounted directly under it.
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While you are replacing the MAP sensor might want to clean or replace the PCV valve that is mounted directly under it.
Good idea. I'll handle that in the morning.
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