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I have been working on a CAI for a bit now, so far until today everything has been great. I have a K&N cone filter attached right before the MAF right now. I have almost 70K on the car and it just went out for the first time i think, my CEL came on. Would it be ok after i get the MAF replaced to continue with my CAI, i have a pipe being welded with a heatshield. Has anyone else had to replace their MAF's often after the CAI??? Like the ABD Q-Flow, and Neuspeed P-Flow for instance. Mines about the same thing.
 

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Re: Crapped out MAF? (CK98Beeetle)

Bump? Anybody, i feel like i've had a little power loss, it wil be until tues before i get it into my dealer!
 

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Re: Crapped out MAF? (CK98Beeetle)

My MAF went out at 31K miles running the OEM air filter. I got the CEL, plus a little lean-related power loss right off idle. Kept the original MAF, it looks perfectly clean but must have just failed.
Shouldn't hurt to drive it easy before you get to the dealer. Let us know results.
Dan
 

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Re: Crapped out MAF? (dhk)

I ran an Evo intake for a month and my MAF died. No CEL, but I did have soft limp (limited to 5 psi) which actually went away after continued driving (without restarting). Cleared the code which was labeled as intermittent and replaced the MAF. I also have been running the stock airbox since.
 

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Re: Crapped out MAF? (gt2437)

It would seem that the MAFs die with other than stock filters. One thing that seemed to track was the over oiling of the K&N pannel filter caused a failure. A little oil at a time would migrate from the filter to the MAF, and coat the element. Then the MAF dies. The lesson is to not use too much oil.
 

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Re: Crapped out MAF? (hannaco)

the maf is "the weakest link" or? something like that haha if it's going to die i know there are ways to by pass them and have the ECU think they are still there... you should look into it... if i stumble across it again i'll post it up...
 

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Re: Crapped out MAF? (vdubCorrado)

That would be great! I think a lot of guys here need something like that!
 
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