Goodmon's Auto Repair

Mass Air Flow Sensor Problems

Mass air flow sensor problems are frequent, but hard to diagnose. The (MAF) is a critical part of your vehicle that measures the amount of air entering your engine. And, they are all prone to failure over time. If you need mass air flow sensor replacement, we can help! At Goodmon’s Auto Repair we can test your sensors and take the guess work out of your repair.

Bad Sensor Symptoms

  • Check engine light is on
  • Car doesn't have any power
  • Excessive fuel consumption
  • Vehicle may not start
  • Engine may stall shortly after starting

Air Filter Replacement

  • Replace the air filter with the MAF sensor
  • Open the top of the air box
  • Remove the old air filter, install the new one
  • Securely close the top of the air box
  • Test drive the vehicle

MAF Sensor Repair

  • Scan the computer in the car for codes
  • Verify the mass air flow sensor is throwing codes
  • Remove & replace the sensor if found faulty
  • Check vacuum hoses for leaks & cracks
  • Test drive the vehicle to ensure proper function

Do I Need MAF Sensor Repair?

Believe it or not, it’s actually pretty common to experience mass air flow sensor problems. Once the mass air flow (MAF) sensor gets dirty the same way your air filter gets dirty. This will cause the sensor to lose its ability to correctly read the amount of air coming into the engine. If you find yourself in this situation, you’re going to need mass air flow sensor replacement. You can’t clean most mas air flow sensors. But, you need them for your vehicle to function.
 
Symptoms of mass air flow sensor problems can include:

  • The engine is very hard to start or turn over.
  • The engine stalls shortly after starting.
  • The engine hesitates or drags while under load or idle.
  • Hesitation and jerking during acceleration.
  • The engine hiccups.
  • Excessively rich or lean idling.

Don’t worry, as this is a job our ASE Certified Technicians can handle quickly and easily! We’ll perform proper testing and, if necessary, replacement. We will ensure your vehicle is running smooth again before giving it back to you. You can be certain that we will do the job right. Your #1 repair shop for mass air flow sensor problems!

Mass Air Flow Sensor Replacement Services
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