2001 Toyota Corolla Cleaning MAF sensor

Tiny
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  • 2001 TOYOTA COROLLA
Engine Mechanical problem
2001 Toyota Corolla 100k miles

Can spray brake cleaner (BrakLeen) be used to clean MAF sensors?
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Saturday, May 23rd, 2009 AT 12:53 PM

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Tiny
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Hi
Do not ues it harmful to plastics and electronics. Go to Wal-Mart @$4 Maf cleaner
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Saturday, May 23rd, 2009 AT 1:20 PM
Tiny
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Thanks for the info.
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Saturday, May 23rd, 2009 AT 1:30 PM
Tiny
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Your welcome need to clean MAF maintence or got a code?
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Saturday, May 23rd, 2009 AT 1:36 PM
Tiny
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Heard this code may result from dirty/faulty MAF sensor. So I decided to start simple and clean MAF. But I need to buy cleaner first. AFter that, I planned to check for vac. Leaks. However, I'd heard elsewhere in this site that vac. Leaks usually cause too rich conditions, not too lean. Should I skip checking for vac. Leaks and move on to fuel delivery checks. I assume it can't be the O2 sensor - if so, I'd be getting an O2 code, right? Thanks for your time.
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Saturday, May 23rd, 2009 AT 2:01 PM
Tiny
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Clean MAF first but could you post the code in P0xxx format will advise
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Saturday, May 23rd, 2009 AT 2:12 PM
Tiny
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Just go ahead and buy the real stuff its cheap and you don't use much and you can use it again. Check out this video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ii5z18Ozec
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