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Clean your Air Filter & MAF Sensor

Often times cars air intake systems get dirty and need cleaning. Check your air filter regularly at every oil change. Replace paper air filters if necessary. Opt for a reusable air filter that can be washed/rinsed instead of being thrown out. Another component of the intake system is the MAF - Mass Air Flow Sensor. Its a small wire that measures how much air is coming into the engine. you can remove the sensor and clean is using a MAF Sensor cleaner found at most auto parts stores. It can restore lost MPGs, smoother idle and even lost power.

posted by biking4jesus on June 30, 2010

this tip works for 75% of voting Fuelly members.

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