Mass Air Flow sensor ?

Ed Kellock ekellock at
Mon Dec 15 11:09:16 PST 2008

Did the tech reset the check engine light back then or has it been on ever

If he reset the CE light, then this fault could be something else entirely.
You really need to get the fault codes to see what's wrong.  It may not be
the MAF.


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> [mailto:quattro-bounces at] On Behalf Of Fay Kelley
> Sent: Monday, December 15, 2008 10:37 AM
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> Subject: Mass Air Flow sensor ?
> Hi   --  When I had my car about a month the check engine light went 
> on and I took my car to Phoenix and they ran codes and said it 
> pointed to MAF.   The fella I bought the car from is an Audi tech and 
> told me these don't go bad on that year and model ....
> My car is now running poorly, missing and lacking power.   Of course 
> the check engine light is on, and now sometimes it blinks.
> Can the MAF be cleaned and put back in, or must I order a new one and 
> replace it?
> This is a rough month for us and it would be helpful if I could clean 
> it and get a new one in a month or two.
> If I can clean it where is it located?    Thanks ~ Fay
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