Can you use carb cleaner to clean a mass air flow sensor?

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asked Jun 26 in Repairs/Maintenance by Half Pace (280 points)
Can you use carb cleaner to clean a mass air flow sensor?

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answered Jun 27 by Mechanic21 (19,790 points)
While carb cleaner can clean the Mass Air Flow Sensor you should not use the Carb Cleaner for cleaning the Mass Air Flow sensor since carb cleaner contains chemicals that can and will destroy the Mass Air Flow Senor when it makes contact with it.

Use the MAF cleaner made for cleaning the Mass Air Flow Sensor to avoid any problems.

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