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Maf replacement

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Goubo1, Sep 15, 2012.

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    I was getting fault code 16486 so I replaced my maf with one from Audi fitted it today took the car out ragged it about a bit then scanned it again no code,but the cars feels slightly slower don't know if it's just in my head or not lol or is there anything to reset when replacing a maf that I haven't done ??
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    bez101 Yorkshire & Humber Rep. Regional Rep VCDS Map User

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    nope its plug and play and clear codes
    dod you fit it the right way ? :jester:
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    When I changed mine over I disconnected the battery for about half hour.connected it back up and let the car idle for about 5 mins.been spot on since
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    I think so lol,the mesh side to the air box ?
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    I was wary of disconnecting the battery in case it messed with my map
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    Lol nah the map has replaces the factory map on the car,you can't erase it. Mine still pulls like a train
    What about if you had to change your battery?
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    Was just abit wary of doing it lol,I think I am just getting used to the power but then again I don't know haha
    yeah that makes sense lol
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