How to Confuse a Mass Air Flow Sensor

All modern vehicles are equipped with MAF sensors, which may detect exhaust leaks

All modern vehicles are equipped with MAF sensors, which may detect exhaust leaks

Bypassing is undesirable because it wastes resources needlessly and can cause damage

Bypassing is undesirable because it wastes resources needlessly and can cause damage

To deceive a mass airflow sensor, a special tube is required.

To deceive a mass airflow sensor, a special tube is required.

This tube, unlike the airflow sensor, is composed of metal and has the same shape.

This tube, unlike the airflow sensor, is composed of metal and has the same shape.

Heat from ignition matches the fuel-air ratio of the exhaust from a car's tailpipe,

Heat from ignition matches the fuel-air ratio of the exhaust from a car's tailpipe,

The temperature of gas and amount of fuel-air combination generated is important

The temperature of gas and amount of fuel-air combination generated is important