NG900 & OG93 |
Vintage Models |
Clubs & SOC |
Other Cars |
Books Movies & Music |
Member Photo Galleries |
Member Directory |
What's New |
Photo of the Month |
|95 Bulletin Board|
I mostly only clean MAF's when there are symptoms or I am doing a thorough preventive campaign on a car new to me.
I got a "deal" about 3 years back on OEM 9-5 MAF's while I was doing initial catch-up maintenance on my daughters' two 9-5 wagons. One of those cars seemed to have some issues that pointed to MAF, so I bought two new MAF's. I installed one in each car mostly to know it was not the problem. The issue on the questionable car eventually became identifiable as the fuel pump. I have cleaned those MAF's once each since then - so about once in 1.5 years. I have done similar maintenance interval on my BMW MAF, but with a lot more miles per year. Our Honda Odyssey van has never had the MAF touched in 135K miles, though I did clean the TB at about 100K.
If you don't use an oiled air filter your MAF can go a surprisingly long while and not get too dirty. By the way, a data logging OBDII tool (OBD Fusion for cell phone plus a WiFi or blue tooth adapter) can help you baseline the MAF performance. You can compare before / after cleaning, and you might get some sense of whether it is under-reporting the air intake.
Happy cleaning !
Mark in Marine
->Posting last edited on Tue, 12 Jun 2018 20:51:46.
Posts in this Thread:
- How often do you clean the MAF? Please, Mark Tribuzio, Tue, 12 Jun 2018 13:28:00
- My symptom of a bad MAF, fdw201 , Wed, 13 Jun 2018 10:09:48
- Re: How often do you clean the MAF? Please, Dave The Ice Age Knave , Wed, 13 Jun 2018 08:38:40
- Re: Replaced at 225,000, BruceM, Wed, 13 Jun 2018 06:41:30
- Re: How often do you clean the MAF? Please, bobc , Wed, 13 Jun 2018 05:38:35
- Re: How often do you clean the MAF? Please, cheaptech , Tue, 12 Jun 2018 13:51:36
Post a Followup
No Site Registration is Required to Post - Site Membership is optional (Member Features List), but helps to keep the site online
for all Saabers. If the site helps you, please consider helping the site by becoming a member.
This is a moderated bulletin board - Posting is a privilege, not a right.
Unsolicited commercial postings are not allowed (no Spam). Please, no For Sale or Wanted postings, SERIOUSLY.
Classifieds are to be listed in The Saab Network Classifieds pages.
This is a problem solving forum for over 250,000 Saab owners, so expect to see
problems discussed here even though our cars are generally very reliable. This is not an anything goes
type of forum. Saabnet.com has been a moderated forum since 1988. For usage guidelines, see the
Saabnet.com Mission and Purpose Page. Please remember that you are
not anonymous. Site Contact | Site Donations | Other Sites by SP -
Your address is: 126.96.36.199 - Using CCBot/2.0 (http://commoncrawl.org/faq/) - Logged.