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Old 08-20-2008, 05:06 PM   #1
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HOW TO install a mass airflow sensor/meter

Hey,

I have an 02 boxster non-s and Im having some hesitation problems and no check engine lights, I talked to the people at my porsche dealer and they say it could be the mass airflow sensor and its possiable its not throwng out check engine lights. I have a spare sensor and I was wondering how do i go about changing it.


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Old 08-20-2008, 05:30 PM   #2
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easy install...

I also have an 02, just did this a couple weeks ago. Really not too hard, check out this site, same one i used. be sure you have the torx tool. took me about 30 minutes to get everything apart and get the sensor out. spray it or replace it, snaps back in place- 2 screws.

scroll down to see the details once open on how to remove it. clear info even i was able to follow

bought the torx at Lowes, and the cleaner at autozone- total investment for me was under 10$.

http://mike.focke.googlepages.com/checkenginelightcausedbymassairflowsensor
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Old 08-20-2008, 05:45 PM   #3
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It's really pretty simple:

Tools needed:

T-20 anti-tamper (hole in the center) bit or driver

Removal:

1. Put top in service position, remove top box, carpet and engine cover

2. Locate sensor and pull off electrical connector

3. Remove both T-20 screws

4. Pull old sensor

Installation:

1. Fit the new sensor with seal and tighten the screws to 2.0 − 3.0 ftlb (3 − 4 Nm).

2. Plug the electrical connector back in.

3. Replace top box, carpet and engine cover.

4. Replace top from service position.
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Old 08-20-2008, 06:58 PM   #4
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Is this:

How to install a MAF

or

How to install a MAF?


Anyway, it's easy.
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Old 08-20-2008, 08:18 PM   #5
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I was asking how to install the MAF, but the link below helped me.

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