How to clean maf sensor ford




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  • Page 1 of 3: How to Clean the Ford MAF Sensor. Symptoms of a Dirty ( contaminated) MAF Sensor. MAF Cleaning Important Suggestions and.

    You will see the two sensor filaments, they look almost like the filaments on a light bulb. Carefully spray the filaments with Electrical Cleaner (Preferably MAF.

    FACT! Throughout its history, the logo of the company has changed 8 times, but the name Ford has never disappeared from the emblem.

    How to clean a MAF - mass air flow sensor in your Ford F

    These sensors use both a hot wire and a cold wire, where the cold wire functions as a reference for the hot wire. System Too Lean Bank 2. Well, this article will help you to clean your mass airflow sensor in a step by step fashion. You can find this tutorial in Spanish here:

    How to Detect and Clean a Faulty Mass Airflow Sensor - CarsDirect

    Many owners have experienced "bogging" or "missing" or just unsteady performance in their 4. After riding on a plane next to a manufacturing trainer from a company that builds OEM replacement auto electrical components for places like AutoZone and CarQuest, Jack Lobdell tried his tip.

    The trainer says that Ford has these problems more than other makes and the 4. It eventually just gets a little dirty or builds up its own patina in the filament wires. A dirty or slightly patinated filament will send the wrong air reading to the computer, saying it is getting more air than it really is and the computer will tell the EFI to send in the wrong mix of fuel, thus, the bogging.

    The patina seems to form faster if you live in a damp climate. It would run just fine but the idle began to drop every few revs from to If you have had bogging or missing or idle spots, about every 25K miles plan on this quick cleaning job: When your engine is cool, remove the wiring clip from the side of the black plastic sensor part of the MAF aluminum body. To remove the MAF interior sensor wire, you will need a Torx Bit T20 screwdriver or screwdriver bit for a power screwdriver.

    Remove the two security star-head screws and carefully remove the sensor. You will see the two sensor filaments, they look almost like the filaments on a light bulb. Carefully wipe the aluminum mount surface of the MAF body if there is any dust there, but be careful not to get dust in the mount hole.

    When the sensor is dry, replace the sensor back in the MAF body and secure with the security star-head screws. These don't need to be torqued down, just simply hand tight. Replace the wiring clip. Then start up your engine. You should have solved any bogging or missing problems. Jack's flat idle spot is ancient history. You'll need to remove these Torx head screws A. This is what you'll be cleaning B. The sensor is mounted between the air cleaner assembly and the air cleaner outlet tube.

    The sensor utilizes a hot wire sensing element to measure the amount of air entering the engine. The sensor does this by sending a signal, generated by the sensor when the incoming air cools the hot wire down, to the PCM. The sensor and plastic housing are integral and must be replaced if found to be defective. The sensing element hot wire is a1 thin platinum wire wound on a ceramic bobbin and coated with glass.

    With the engine running at idle, use a DVOM to verify there is at least This indicates the power input to the sensor is correct. If the reading is approximately 0. Caution - The mass air flow sensor hot wire sensing element and housing are calibrated as a unit and must be serviced as a complete assembly.

    Do not damage the sensing element or possible failure of the sensor may occur. To remove the MAF sensor, first disconnect the wire harness plug Remove the four MAF sensor attaching screws Enough people say that the MAF was the source of their ping that maybe a little re-phrasing on this page would make it a little more clear.

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