530 mass air sensor issue - BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com
BMW Forum BMW Forum

» Auto Insurance

» Featured Product
» Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60)
Register Home Forum Active Topics Gallery / Showroom Auto Loans Garage Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Auto EscrowInsurance

5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) Chat relating to the BMW 5-Series of all generations. Specific models include: BMW 518, BMW 520, BMW 520i, BMW 530i, BMW 528i, BMW 530i, BMW 518i, BMW 524d, BMW 525i, BMW 525e, BMW 528e, BMW 540i, BMW 535i, BMW 520d, BMW 525td, BMW 525d, BMW 530d, BMW 525i/xi, BMW 530i/xi. (BMW 5-Series Forum)

BimmerWerkz.com is the premier BMW Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-18-2010, 09:00 AM   #1 (permalink)
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 2
josh bolivar is on a distinguished road
530 mass air sensor issue

I broke the plastic cross hairs on my 2002 530 MAS. What is the purpose of the plastic cross hair. Is the MAS ruined or is it ok to still use it?

Thanks, Josh
josh bolivar is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 01-18-2010, 10:18 AM   #2 (permalink)
Help from over the pond
marti5's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: IPSWICH. U.K.
Car: E38 1997 728i Individual
Posts: 3,242
marti5 is on a distinguished road
If you mean the hair thick wire/s inside, then yes its broken..

I stepped in a plate of Pasta the other day - now I have to worry about my Carbonara footprint!
marti5 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2010, 05:12 PM   #3 (permalink)
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 15
Poolman is on a distinguished road
If your inquiring about the plastic cross hairs at the very back of the maf--then no
there won't be any problems. If your electrical wires are split--the maf will not function.
Plug it back in and see--the worst that can happen is the engine will not crank. That would be the case if just one of the electrical wires are broken--if both are broken the car won't crank--if just one the car may crank and the check engine light will come on and the car will go into limp home mode--I drove mine around like that for two days waiting for another maf to come in--installed the new maf and then with my code reader erased the code and all was fine again. If it's just those plastic cross hairs--no real damage done.
Poolman is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links

  BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60)

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Mass Air Flow Sensor rashid 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) 2 11-16-2009 09:29 AM
Mass Air Flow Meter issue ozarkmark 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) 8 08-24-2007 06:49 PM
mass air flow sensor peri 3-Series (E36) 2 02-15-2006 08:01 AM
Replacing Air Mass Sensor johnpjohns 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) 1 02-10-2005 04:15 PM
Mass Air Flow Sensor BeemerMan 3-Series (E36) 3 05-22-2004 06:40 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:09 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.