[V6-12v] Throttle body gasket fix

James4ihl at aol.com James4ihl at aol.com
Thu May 6 05:47:48 EDT 2004

As I understand it, these particular MAF sensors, on the earlier 12vs at 
least, are not heated and are therefore not self cleaning. So you do need to give 
them a clean off manually now and again unless you have money to burn and 
occasionally buy a new one!


In a message dated 06/05/2004 01:02:48 GMT Daylight Time, getur at optonline.net 

> I thought that the MAF sensor was supposed to be self cleaning? That is, on 
> shutdown the system runs a high voltage through the wire bringing the 
> temperature up to 1000 degree centigrade to burn off contamination. I know 
> this true on my 91 V8 and I thought that all the later models did the same 
> thing. 
> George Tur

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