Mass Air Flow Sensor – Vane – Explained

How does a MAF sensor work? What is a vane type mass air flow sensor? This video explains how a vane type mass air flow sensor uses a mechanical system to determine how much air is going into an engine, to regulate the amount of fuel injected.

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  1. Post By Sushil Sahoo

    good.. keep making this type of videos.. thank you brother

  2. Post By AbandonedHat

    I'm taking automotive classes at my college, your videos help me understand everything so much more easily, thank you.

  3. Post By Nihar Thakar

    perfectly explained , keep it up

  4. Post By セバスチャン

    youre so hot jfc

  5. Post By theoldwizard998

    I would never call a vane air sensor a "mass" air flow sensors. It is more correctly a "volume" flow sensor. You even explained how the air temp senors was used to "compensate" for denser colder air.And I think you are correct, nobody uses vane meters today !

  6. Post By drogo20

    nice. question. i have a celica supra 85 and i need more fuel .can i use the sensor to do that? i mean open it and mess with it.

  7. Post By Jimmy Hylton

    you do great videos, thank you.

  8. Post By LeocornoProductions

    superchargers have this

  9. Post By Sparks

    Very well explained. Thank you.

  10. Post By kamilioo01

    I am waitchin these videos for hours! 2 hours now :D

  11. Post By Engineering Explained

    Do it! Haha thanks for watching.

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  14. Post By Ray Pest

    Are you canadian?

  15. Post By Engineering Explained

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  16. Post By billieguitar

    I was thinking, if you were to engineer the flap to have it's center of gravity on it's axis of rotation it should fix the disadvantages that you mentioned.

  17. Post By Engineering Explained

    I have a video on MAP sensors which is the speed density method.

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  19. Post By philippe monette

    nice little b20

  20. Post By Engineering Explained

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  21. Post By Michael Suguitan

    I'm a freshman in MechE at NCSU right now and I've been wondering: is this generally the kind of knowledge I'll be learning in higher-level engineering courses?

  22. Post By Sanandan Kinkar

    Can you do a video on Variable Geometry Turbos?

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  28. Post By desertfox2020

    Sounds like you need a new one

  29. Post By tough931

    the light is on. i think there is something wrong with the sensor. it was hanging and touch the road while the car moving

  30. Post By Engineering Explained

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  31. Post By Engineering Explained

    The math is definitely rough, how many semesters are you in? Dynamics and vibrations were the two most difficult courses for me.

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