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How To Replace Mass Air Flow Sensor 00-03 Ford Taurus

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  1. step : Disconnecting the Air Intake Hose (0:34)
    • Disconnect the mass air flow (MAF) sensor wiring harness
    • Loosen the air intake hose clamp with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Pull the intake hose off the MAF sensor
  2. step : Removing the Air Intake Box Cover (0:58)
    • Unclip the air intake box cover
    • Lift the intake box cover off and out
  3. step : Removing the Mass Airflow Sensor (1:11)
    • Remove the four 10mm bolts from the MAF sensor
    • Pull the MAF sensor off the air intake box cover
  4. step : Installing the New MAF Sensor (1:24)
    • Push the new MAF sensor into place
    • Insert the four 10mm bolts into the MAF sensor
  5. step : Reinstalling the Air Intake Box Cover (1:35)
    • Push the air box cover into place using the locating tabs
    • Clip on the air box
  6. step : Reconnecting the Intake Hose (1:50)
    • Push the intake hose onto the MAF sensor
    • Tighten the intake hose clamp with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Connect the MAF sensor wiring harness

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In this video, we're going to show you how to replace a mass airflow sensor on this 2001 Ford Taurus. It's the same part and similar process on these Tauruses from 2000 to 2003.The items you'll need for this are a new mass airflow sensor from, a flat blade screwdriver and a 10mm socket and ratchet.

Your mass airflow sensor's located right here. Just push the tab on the harness and pull it free. Now, you want to loosen up this hose clamp with your flat blade screwdriver. Then pull that hose free.

Now, flip up this tab here and pull the clip back and do the same thing to this one right here. Now, you can lift the top of your air intake box, straight out. Then pull it from the hose and out.

Next, remove these four 10mm bolts holding the mass airflow sensor to the top of the air intake box. Now, the sensor pulls free.

Take your new sensor and push it into place. Replace those four 10mm bolts.

Push these tabs down to these two slots. At the same time, make sure it goes back into that hose. Push the hose further into place. Re-clip the top of the air intake box.

Tighten up that hose clamp. Reconnect your harness. You're all set.

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Tools needed for replacement:

    Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 10mm Socket

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