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Originally Posted by RarlyL8 View Post
Good point about the turbo burning up the oil Don. I was thinking in general N/A terms of the 996/7 cars here in town that have had to replace their $400 MAF units due to oiled aftermarket filters.
The oil does not actually kill the sensor it only coats the film not allowing it to read the air as it passes it. CRC makes a MAF cleaner that can be sprayed over the film or sensor, restoring it to normal use. Prior to this we used tuner cleaner for old TVs. Leaves no residue and is designed to soften and remove solder flux and corrosion. People end up with issues when they use compressed air thus blowing the film off the sensor and rendering it dead. Even standing 4 feet away throwing a air nozzle off the air compressor will kill it. The CRC works almost every time.
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Old 02-24-2008, 08:26 PM
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