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Old 12-14-2011, 03:26 PM   #9
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My Ride: '01 E46 330i sport
Originally Posted by Sean172 View Post
I followed the suggestion about tracking down a vacuum leak and BINGO!! Both of the boots on either side of MAF sensor were dry rotted on the back sides out of sight. The rear one has a branch off to the idle control valve, that one had a huge hole in it that I could fit my index finger in. Getting that one off looks like a bitch, it has a hose clamp holding it on which is buried under the throttle body. Is there a DIY on this??
Thanks for the tips!!
Many DIY's - not that hard to do but I did need a mirror to see to make sure I lined up the intake properly.
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