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So this past month I realized my car has been acting up. It is MUCH slower than it has been. As in it takes ~10seconds to get from 0-60. There are no funny "hiccups" or any such thing comming from the engine, and no funny noises. Car still drives fine. No CELs. Car has 51,000 miles.
Should i have a compression test done to check for leaks? Could it be clogged injectors?
Any ideas on what could be causing this sluggish acceleration?
 

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Did you clean the MAF sensor?
 

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Ever done any major service to the car, like the 30K?? You'll be due for your 60K pretty soon. :)
 

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Reset the ECU, clean the MAF, clean the ait filter, change the oil, use premium instead of regular.
 

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Wino_II said:
Reset the ECU, clean the MAF, clean the ait filter, change the oil, use premium instead of regular.
i will reset the ecu, i have cleaned the filter in the last 200 miles, and changed the oil using mobile 1. I had the 30,000 mile check done.

how do i clean the MAF with out fouling it?
 

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i will reset the ecu, i have cleaned the filter in the last 200 miles, and changed to oil using mobile 1.

how do i clean the MAF with out fouling it?
just be gentle with it. can of compressed air and a cutip
 

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I think its the MAF, too. I need to clean mine as well but I'm afraid I'm going to f*ck it up.
 

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I used brake cleaner on my MAF sensor. Just spray a little in there, and let it dry. No need to touch the sensor.

If you are scared of using brake cleaner, you can go to your electronics shop and get some spray cleaners designed for cleaning electronic parts. This was my first choice, but I couldn't find a shop around here that sold stuff like that. Most had compressed air.
 

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when that happened to my car, it was simply b/c my intake slipped a little bit. so once i re-adjusted and re-tightened the silicone couplers, clamps, etc, it was fine. you might want to check your intake as well...it's an easy thing to check, and could solve your problem. :)
 
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