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I am trying to clean the MAF but i can't get the rubber air intakes off, is there a trick to this?
Pry with a flat-head screwdriver and yank like hell!
 

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There is a lip on the inside that holds pretty well. Just pinch the hose hard downward and start working off the top bit....dont worry about breaking it, its pretty durable. (its the wires inside that are not) Sometimes carefully sliding a flatblade screwdriver inbetween can help start it.
 

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thank you, i will try. Being a noobie to this, I am always afraid of breaking something or doing it wrong. Your help is greatly appreciated.
 

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;oops: I am sorry, another stupid question is do you spray both sides of the meter or is it a stright through piece?
 

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you can spray both sides, although the majority of the debris will be on the incoming side. Once you have it off, you will see the wires inside you need to spray.
 

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I looked at my meter this morning and the top side of the meter only has two wires while the bottom has three, is this right?
 

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I dont remember what it looks like off hand, but Im sure if it doesnt look like the wires are broken, its fine.

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I hope you are reffering to the wiring harness connected to the outside as the inner wires shouldnt be touched. As for getting the harness off,there is a clip that needs to be pryed away. There is ALWAYS a clip of some sort holding a harness together.....its just a matter of figuring out what style.
 

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Yep, I figured it out, thanks. My CEL was on before i did this, if this was the problem will it reset itself?
 

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You must manually reset the check engine light by either disconnecting your battery or removing the engine management fuse located on the side of the dash on the driver side. (or you can do it with an OBDII scanner) Did you get the code pulled originally and thats what lead you to the MAF?
 

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No, this comes on every 3-4 months and I go to advance and the code that it spits out is a manufacturer code. I have a a apointment on tuesday with an indy to check my code out.
 
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