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MAF Sensor part number help
« on: June 09, 2021, 01:01:14 pm »
Hi,

Got an error code with the MAF sensor, I've tried cleaning it but its not going away. Does anyone know what the correct part number is please?

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Re: MAF Sensor part number help
« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2021, 01:03:16 pm »
FSI- 06F906461A

TSI- 06J906461B
« Last Edit: June 09, 2021, 01:18:58 pm by Sebas_theFish »

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Re: MAF Sensor part number help
« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2021, 03:19:13 pm »
FSI- 06F906461A

TSI- 06J906461B

Thanks mate.

£142 AKS Tuning (Genuine)
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£35 Just German Parts

Hmmm

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Re: MAF Sensor part number help
« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2021, 11:26:07 pm »
Hmmm indeed.  The £35 one will 100,000% be a Chinese knock off.  It's the engine's primary load sensor, not worth the risk.

If £142 is too much to stomach, the next best thing is the Hitachi one from CarParts4Less (EuroCarParts sister company) for £110.  Hitachi were the original OEM supplier and you won't go wrong with that.

https://www.carparts4less.co.uk/search/434440970?gclid=Cj0KCQjwk4yGBhDQARIsACGfAeuFRuVVDnxWSBRcN-3WJIBG316sNfm5o0Ig0orPMN7paf-ePoIAelAaAq4HEALw_wcB

Ignore the 'Huco' or whatever label on it, it is the proper part.  Hitachi keep rebranding themselves.  They're a good brand. The genuine MAF and that Huco Boss one are both made in the UK, it's the same thing  :happy2:

What is the fault code?  Don't waste your time cleaning a MAF, it does absolutely diddly squat.  If it's anything like "Short to Ground", "Short to B+" or "implausible signal - intermittent", bin it.  They just wear out over time.

If unplugging it with the engine running does nothing, it's definitely dead.  Another check is with a scan tool on live data.  If the MAF reading is too low (less than 2g/s at hot idle) or it doesn't move, it's dead.

« Last Edit: June 11, 2021, 11:36:11 pm by Pudding »


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Re: MAF Sensor part number help
« Reply #4 on: June 12, 2021, 02:10:11 am »
Hmmm indeed.  The £35 one will 100,000% be a Chinese knock off.  It's the engine's primary load sensor, not worth the risk.

If £142 is too much to stomach, the next best thing is the Hitachi one from CarParts4Less (EuroCarParts sister company) for £110.  Hitachi were the original OEM supplier and you won't go wrong with that.

https://www.carparts4less.co.uk/search/434440970?gclid=Cj0KCQjwk4yGBhDQARIsACGfAeuFRuVVDnxWSBRcN-3WJIBG316sNfm5o0Ig0orPMN7paf-ePoIAelAaAq4HEALw_wcB

Ignore the 'Huco' or whatever label on it, it is the proper part.  Hitachi keep rebranding themselves.  They're a good brand. The genuine MAF and that Huco Boss one are both made in the UK, it's the same thing  :happy2:

What is the fault code?  Don't waste your time cleaning a MAF, it does absolutely diddly squat.  If it's anything like "Short to Ground", "Short to B+" or "implausible signal - intermittent", bin it.  They just wear out over time.

If unplugging it with the engine running does nothing, it's definitely dead.  Another check is with a scan tool on live data.  If the MAF reading is too low (less than 2g/s at hot idle) or it doesn't move, it's dead.

Cheers Pudding, although the £35 sensor arrived yesterday and is already on the car  :laugh: :scared:

It did immediately clear the fault code, however are you saying it could cause damage, or just likely to fail quickly? Thanks