MAP Sensor cleaning

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MAP Sensor cleaning

Post by clement » Sun Nov 10, 2013 10:40 am

As per the title, just done mine so here is a how to for the benefit of others!
Firstly you will need to remove the engine cover, remember to remove the oil filler cap to do this.
Once the engine cover is remove you will see this:
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The map sensor is the part circled in black, to remove,
Disconnect the electrical connector ( not essential) then unscrew and remove the Torq screw (T25), this will allow you to gently but firmly lift the sensor upwards and remove to reveal how much crud has built up, or not. Mine was quite dirty.
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Clean the sensor with electrical contact cleaner and some kitchen roll or alike, once clean should look like this;
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To refit the sensor just reverse the removal process.
Job done :thumbright:
It has been said that by cleaning the MAP sensor it can improve the acceleration, MPG's, but nothing to back this up from me as I've only just carried this out for the first time. :shark:
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Re: MAP Sensor cleaning

Post by Muddy Man » Sun Nov 10, 2013 2:09 pm

is the top picture a v8 engine or the tdv6? :thumbright:



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Post by Kingmav66 » Sun Nov 10, 2013 2:10 pm

TDV6 :thumbright:



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Post by Muddy Man » Sun Nov 10, 2013 2:11 pm

cool. :P



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Re: MAP Sensor cleaning

Post by anglefire » Sun Nov 10, 2013 3:01 pm

Its actually mine - EGR's are blanked as you can see by the stainless plates on the inlet.

And only a V6 :cry:


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Re: MAP Sensor cleaning

Post by clement » Sun Nov 10, 2013 3:31 pm

anglefire wrote:Its actually mine
:oops: :mrgreen: hope you don't mind me borrowing the pic , Mark.
Bit late now really, :rasp: :thumbright:


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Post by anglefire » Sun Nov 10, 2013 3:35 pm

Nah, course not :thumbright:


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Re: MAP Sensor cleaning

Post by marco110 » Wed Nov 13, 2013 6:57 pm

Very good guide! :thumbright:

Allow me: Above all, do not insert anything into the hole of the sensor, do not perforate the "sensor"... ;)



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Post by clement » Wed Nov 13, 2013 8:07 pm

Cheers for the additional info Marc. :thumbright:


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Post by discodays » Fri Nov 15, 2013 8:42 pm

Cleaned sensor and blanked the egr's off two years ago, sensor still clean and I did notice the difference. No brainer imo..........my local indi asked for my opinion as they dont see me as much...... :D


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