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Old 06-14-2005, 09:10 AM   #1
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Car Broke

Had my CEL on for the MAF awhile now last night car broke, good thing i ordered a new MAF and should arrive wednesday, is it a certainy that the only problem would be MAF and would it damage any other part of the car

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Old 06-14-2005, 09:14 AM   #2
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Oddly enough, my MAF was acting up because of an oxygen sensor gone bad. I replaced the sensor with a used one my mechanic had lying around (if you put in a new one you need to do all four so they have the same level of sensitivity) and the MAF problem seemed to disappear. The MAF and four O2 sensors work together in harmony. I do hope your MAF replacement takes care of your problems.

I am not sure if a fouled MAF can damage the engine or not. I know it makes it run like crap though, and that can't be good over the long haul for your engine.
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Old 06-15-2005, 04:49 PM   #3
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I'd expect an O2 sensor to die LONG before a MAF unit!

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