On Sun, 31 Jul 2005 11:44:38 -0400, "Shawn Murri \(Home\)"
Do yourself a favor and replace it. Just the savings in fuel will be
worth the cost. You can always try a junk yard piece for less than
the cost of new.
68' Camaro RS
88' Firebird Formula
00' Mustang GT Vert
Yes, you can "upgrade" to a 1990 or newer ECM that uses MAP sensor instead
of a MAF sensor.
You can do as you propose but as RS said, you'll make up for the cost of the
MAF in the fuel savings. You'll probably also be running rich all the time.
This will burn up your catalytic converter.
When my MAF died I tried running it unplugged. Yeah it ran great for a
while, but I found after it warmed up it would stall really easy after I
stopped for a stop sign and started to go again. It was running pretty rich
and flooded itself. Replacement (rebuilt) only cost CDN$120 and new from the
dealership CDN$215 so it's well worth replacing. And you can do it yourself,
it's only a couple clamps, then pop old out and new back in.
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