[V6-12v] Throttle body gasket fix

Tom Christiansen tomchr at ee.washington.edu
Thu May 6 03:19:11 EDT 2004


>The service training manual I have for the 1991 V8 describes the MAF as a 
>cleaning type. Plus the picture of it in the manual shows a cylindrical
>pickup like that shown for the Bosch self cleaning MAF. As to the wife's 1995
>A6 I'm not sure what type it is. The A6 has passed the emissions test without
>any problems, and runs smoothly, so it appears the MAF is working correctly.
>I'm going to check into what type of unit it has out of curiosity.

I ran a search on google and looked through the catalogs of different part 
pushers. You may be right. The MAF sensor on the V8 could be self-cleaning. 
Here's an image of it:

It definitely looks different than the Hitachi sensor I have in my car. It 
also has six pins in the connector - mine has three...


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