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post #1 of 2 Old 01-16-2013, 02:18 PM Thread Starter
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Question Maf Sensor

So I'm looking to replace my Maf sensor. For a few months now (off and on) my 2000 X will Idle rough and then sometimes choke and die. I dont have a code reader so I took my X to firestone to have a diagnostic ran. They told me the codes for the Knock sensor(go figure) and the Maf sensor had came up.

I have already read multiple treads on the KS, I understand its either really expensive to replace or a pain to do yourself and I have heard you can either do nothing or you need to do something thats not what im worried about.

What I want to know is what should I be looking for when buying a new Maf sensor. Im on a budget but dont want to stick cheap parts in my X. Has anyone done this and know of some reliable cost saving parts?
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try cleaning it first, you can use maf cleaner or i use a little rubbing alcohol on a q-tip.

be really really gentle, if you brake one of those tiny little wires youll definately be buying a new maf
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