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Old 09-24-2021, 05:14 AM   #11
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Deerhurst is correct.
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I’m going to start looking for a OEM MAF sensor some where around here.. I think it cost like $150 (?)

Just another question, do you think the timing is not the problem?? Because as I said, this happens intermittently, some times good, some times bad.. and a quick solution was turning the truck off and the back on. It’s doesn’t sound like a bad timing thing, because if so, the problem would be all the time.. right?

Thanks!! I will try to buy it and replace it some time this weekend and I will let you know what’s the outcome
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Everyone seems to think the solution is throwing money at these things.

Go to the auto parts store and get a can of MAF cleaner. Look up a youtube video on how to clean the MAF. Clean the contacts going to the MAF using electrical contact cleaner. A new one will work better because it is clean. So clean yours.

If that doesn't work because the wire is broke on your MAF sensor, then go buy a new one.

Your problem is probably intermittent because it only makes electrical contact part of the time.
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Timing is probably fine as playing with the MAF made the truck run good.



Hitachi is $200 at rock auto. If it's got a red heart near the item it means rock auto gets few complaints or returns on that item.
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Hitachi is $200 at rock auto. If it's got a red heart near the item it means rock auto gets few complaints or returns on that item.
Really? I thought the heart meant it was a favorite.
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Everyone seems to think the solution is throwing money at these things.

Go to the auto parts store and get a can of MAF cleaner. Look up a youtube video on how to clean the MAF. Clean the contacts going to the MAF using electrical contact cleaner. A new one will work better because it is clean. So clean yours.

If that doesn't work because the wire is broke on your MAF sensor, then go buy a new one.

Your problem is probably intermittent because it only makes electrical contact part of the time.
I already “clean” the MAF sensor.. only that I use carb cleaner I don’t know if that make anything even worse..

I clean the connectors using contact cleaner as well..

I’m going to shake the take a close look at the whole harness to see if there’s anything loose or any broken cable..

I will check that tonight
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Also I notice that the sensor cables wasn’t bad.. the two of them where in one piece.. so, maybe something inside broke?? I saw a video in YouTube a guy that open the whole thing and do some welding in there but.. I don’t know.. what do you guys thinks?
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I'm not sure about using carb cleaner. It might leave residue on the thermal wire. I don't think it would cause your issue, but it would send the incorrect values back to the ECU. You should consider getting some MAF cleaner and hitting it again - once this issue is resolved.

If you have good connections, the wire is not broken or dirty (mostly), and the terminals are not corroded.... OK, then I'd say go ahead and try another MAF.

The generic ones don't usually last long. The expensive Hitachi ones will.

The chances of a wire breaking *inside* the shielding is slim, especially if there is no damage to the shielding area. Usually, if the cable gets crushed or twisted into, the shielding is messed up in that area also.
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