Chevrolet Mass Air Flow Sensor Replacement
Updated Friday Apr 20, 2018
In this step-by-step guide, you will find instructions on how to change the Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor on Chevrolet vehicles. Changing the mass air flow sensor on a Chevrolet is very easy and takes less than 30 minutes. MAF sensor is located near the air filter housing as shown in the following picture.
- Chevrolet is hard to start or has trouble turning over
- vehicle engine stalls soon after starting.
- The engine runs unusually lean or rich idling.
- Chevrolet engine drags or hesitates when idle or under load.
- Chevrolet hesitates and jerks during acceleration.
- Chevrolet engine hiccups.
What you will need
- Chevrolet MAF Sensor
- Basic Tools
Step 1: Open hood
Open the hood of your Chevrolet. The hood release is located under the dashboard on driver's side.
Step 2: Locate mass air flow sensor
Locate the mass air flow sensor on your Chevrolet The sensor is located near the engine air filter housing.
Step 3: Unplug the wire harness
Unplug the electrical connector from your Chevrolet mass air flow sensor.
Step 4: Replace vehicle MAF Sensor
Remove the screws that hold the mass air flow sensor in place.
Step 5: Install new MAF on Chevrolet
Install the new MAF on your Chevrolet. Tighten the screws so that they are snug. Plug the electrical connector until it locks in place.
This guide will help owners of Chevrolet Spark, Sonic, Bolt, Volt, Cruze, Malibu, Impala, Camaro, Corvette, City Express, Trax, Equinox, Traverse, Tahoe, Suburban, Colorado, Silverado, Sonic, Blazer, Astro, HHR, Uplander, Avalanche etc. learn how easy it is to change MAF sensor.
- Always handle the MAF element with care. Touching the MAF element with your bare hands or getting oil on the sensor can cause damages to the sensor.
- Use a Genuine MAF Sensor whenever possible.