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Everything posted by bzguy

  1. having had similar 'hesitation' issue, I replaced the MAF & it solved all my problems ; I tried cleaning it first, looked like brand new, but if it's broke, you might not even see it.
  2. Hi guys, sorry, bit late with an update, had to wait for the replacement part :( Got a new MAF sensor, installed it (literally takes 3 minutes), all works perfectly right now : no hesitation anymore above 4000 rpm, all very smooth & linear :) ! Thank you for all the help, the MAF was the culprit ;)
  3. Thank you for your reply JFP in PA. I suppose the only place where you can get this OEM stuff is @ Porsche dealer ?!
  4. Durametric costs in Europe around 1000 $ (750 EUR)
  5. Can very much be Loren, since it's a universal cheap thingy ;) I'm awaiting my new MAF sensor, I'll keep you up to date on the news ...
  6. I had an OBDII reader connected : no fault codes. Bt since MAF's fail quite some, I ordered a new one. Hope it fixes the issue.
  7. Thanx Loren ; I checked my MAF, it's the right part number. How can I test/know if it's broken or not ? To avoid buying an expensive new one and finding out afterwards that there was nothing wrong with the previous one ;) I checked mine : it's 996 606 123 00 (and has a Mercedes logo on the connector connecting to it ;) )
  8. Thank you for your reply Loren ! So it might be not a bad idea for both of us to lend a MAF (since they're pretty expensive) to try if there would be any difference ?! Btw : my MAF has a Mercedes logo on it, I'll check on the item number. Mine is a 1998 C2. Have it for 1 month now, I'll open a separate topic on it. Greetings from Belgium, this forum has helped me IMMENSELY fixing small issues & doing maintenance :) !
  9. Loren, I have a similar issue : some stumble on WOT, perfectly fluent under around 4000 rpm. Checked the MAF (that's the one @ the airbox, right ?), cleaned it, looks ok. I removed it & test drove without MAF : nothing changes :( If it's a bad MAF, how come that there's no stumble in lower rpm ?
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