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How to Replace a Mass Airflow Sensor

A mass airflow sensor, or MAF for short, is found almost exclusively on fuel injected engines.

How Long Does a Mass Airflow Sensor Last?

The right amount of air and fuel in your engine is a vital component in keeping the engine running as it should.

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Mass Airflow Sensor

Mass Airflow Sensors (MAF) have the responsibility of reporting the amount of air entering the engine to the Powertrain Control Module (PCM).

How to Buy a Good Quality Mass Airflow Sensor

A faulty mass airflow meter can cause myriad problems, such as rough acceleration and idling, stalling and hesitation.

How Often Does the Mass Air Flow Sensor Need to Be Replaced?

The mass air flow sensor is quite a complex little component of multiport fuel injection systems with a critical role in the performance of your engine.

How Your ECU Uses Sensor Data

When you get upset with your car and start to think it has a mind of its own, you’re not too far off from the truth.

How Do Sensors Get Dirty or Damaged?

Sensors play an integral role in the performance of your car’s engine.

How Are Sensors Used to Improve a Car’s Performance?

The feeling of driving down the interstate or a desolate country road with your foot on the pedal as you feel the smooth way your car handles is incomparable.

What Does the Mass Airflow Sensor Do?

One of the sensors that you rely on to ensure your car is working correctly is the mass air flow (MAF) sensor.

What Happens to Sensors If They Are Dirty?

If something’s malfunctioning on your vehicle and you take it to a mechanic, the first thing they'll look at the sensor that has an impact on the problem.

What Sensors Do All Cars Have? And What Optional Ones Are There?

Technology has made people’s lives so much easier, even during the time they spend driving.

Can a Bad Sensor Prevent a Car From Starting?

You go outside to start your car and leave for work.