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A3 2.0 TDI......MAF SENSOR.........Please look at the pic........

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by vw754, Dec 11, 2012.

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    vw754 vorsprung Durch Technik

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    Just took it off and gave it a clean with brake cleaner,didnt look dirty but ive had car 4 years so thought may aswell.....on the sensor it shows a pic of a resistor,but mine aint got one,my mate who brought one a mont ago from audi said his didnt either,i just wanted to know if thats right?

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    I would say ignore it, if it works dont worry. A lot of manufactures use the same sensor bodies for a number of vehicles so not uncommon to see strange symbols on parts. It may be a temperature probe that may not be needed on your car as some MAFS have them built in.
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    If you aren't suffering any problems with the maf sensor then avoid cleaning them - in some cases cleaning them can damage them.
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