Do I need to go get it reset or will it just go off on its own?. Actual repair costs will vary based upon labor rates, time required for repair, actual parts used, your vehicle condition or other circumstances pertinent to your particular repair job. The detects the air flow by means of this current change. Vehicle repair costs may vary from vehicle to vehicle. Hopefully a good cleaning will clean the fault and you'll have your answer. I am a moron I know. If you still need to remove the 5-point tamperproof screws, I recommend removing the whole unit.
I held the screwdriver between the little notch and 6 points of safety and was just unscrew! To provide a better website experience, axleaddict. It consists of a hot film that is supplied with electric current from the Engine Control Module. The problem is that once you have gotten your nifty new product, the Audi A4 Mass Air Flow Sensor Manual Pdf gets a brief glance, maybe a once over, but it often tends to get discarded or lost with the original packaging. Is it safe to clean with carb cleaner. Pelican Parts is not associated with Porsche Cars North America in any manner, except for a mutual appreciation and love of the cars. So if you're willing to trust an eBay product, that is also an option. I would recommend getting your car scanned with a proper vag-com so you know the codes are accurate as generic scanners can throw false code.
Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so. As for drying just shake the sensor of any remaining alcohol and it will be completely dry in a few hours. Rubicon Project This is an ad network. I reassembled everything before leaving for the day and drove home. The heat generated by the hot film is reduced as the intake air flows around it. In my opinion, yes and no.
Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized. The sensor is in nice and tight so wiggle it out of the housing. But what to clean it with is now the problem. Unhooking the maf is more for testing to see if it is the problem, I wouldn't recommend just leaving it unhooked while driving it around. I even replaced the injection ecu yesterday, but its still doing the same.
On my return after countless problems, it began to miss fire, not start and run like a pig with more smoke than an Australian forest fire! Once the housing unit is free, take your vise grips or pliers and pinch the sides of the screw connecting the sensor to the housing. Grabbing a hold of the tampered screw was a bit of a challenge. Modern hot film sensors are usually damaged when cleaned. I also tried just reving the engine when I first start it in the morning it sounds like the engine is hesitating for a few minutes. It's not a bad thing to drive with the light on, it just means your anti slip regulation is turned off. Cut off the old wire near the plug, get the pin out, replace with your new pin and crimp the wires back together. I assumed I was going to have to pay between 1 to 2 thousand dollars to find and fix this problem after reading other blogs.
So now do you have any recommendations as to the celebrate light? My A4 has been to the dealer 4 times to fix a rough idle. The only solvent in Nigerian Markets is Carburretor cleaner. The door lock module could be going bad. I talking show room clean. Login This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service. Is it also safe to clean with it? My car is a Golf mk5, so it's very identical and easy.
I look forward to your reply and apologies for the novel. So you can also see if you can find yours and clean it as well. Chris, I do not really know about the 2010 model or what engine you have but if cleaning the maf does not help it may need to be replaced. By entering this site, you agree to hold Pelican Parts free from any liability arising out of the use of any information contained within. Now I'm not saying that this was a failure, in fact I believe that you have solved my problem. Skip down to step 6. AppNexus This is an ad network.
So I need to replace the screws. November 6, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: No, only: Audi A4 2002-05 Audi A4 Cabriolet 2003-06 - Nick at Pelican Parts This site was designed and produced solely by Pelican Parts. Needless to say I cannot thank you enough! Pretty much the guy broke the only think you needed to worry about breaking so don't worry about taking some screws out. Question about the cleaning in alcohol and drying. I have had the car just sitting for the last 4 months until this evening when I stumbled onto your blog.
If you are choosing to remove the sensor only which I recommend if you have regular 6-point Torx screws : Unscrew the two bolts in front of and behind the harness plug. This common sense check by the computer helps diagnose problems with every component in the system. Now I just have to find a way to get a refund for the O2 work that was done. You really should not have any dirt or sand past your air filter. The internet is a wealth of info for fixing your car, so save yourself some cash fixing it yourself and don't forget about free car scans at auto part stores to help diagnose problems.