In this guide, you will find instructions on how to change the Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor on 1998-2019 ACURA models.
The mass airflow sensor is very easy to replace and is held in place with two screws.
Typical symptoms that your Acura mass airflow sensor is bad include check engine light coming on, poor engine performance, a decrease in fuel economy and poor throttle response.
What you will need
Open the hood of your ACURA. Pull the hood release which is located under the dashboard on the driver's side.
Locate the mass airflow sensor on your ACURA.
In all Acuras, the MAF sensor is located near the engine air filter housing.
Location of mass airflow sensor on Acura TLX.
Unplug the electrical connector from your ACURA mass airflow sensor.
Remove the two Philips screws then pull the MAF sensor out of the housing.
Remove the screws that hold the mass airflow sensor in place.
Install the new MAF on your ACURA. Tighten the screws so that they are snug. Plug the electrical connector until it locks in place.
This guide will help owners of Acura MDX, NSX, RDX, RL RLX, RSX, SLX, TL TLX, ZDX, CDX, CL, VSX, EL, ILX, Integra, Legend.
Changing the mass airflow sensor at the dealer or auto repair shop varies ranges between $150 and $350.
The cost to change the Acura MAF sensor yourself is between $20 and $120.