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Go and clean your MAP Sensor NOW!!!
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How's your MAP sensor?
EGRs blanked & MAP sensor gunky
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EGRs not blanked & MAP sensor gunky
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EGRs blanked & MAP sensor clean
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EGRs not blanked & MAP sensor clean
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DSL
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Go and clean your MAP Sensor NOW!!!

If you've cleaned your MAP sensor how's it looking?? Pics please. Here's a starter for 10 in case you've not been following the ESF thread.

Has it made any difference if you've had high mpg & sluggish performance?

Instructions on how to do (at your own risk as non techie) here. http://www.disco3.co.uk/forum/topic63478-45.html

Edit Title changed as per suggestion. Smile
 

11 D4 HSE - just Dee, no more Double Disco. Now gone. Big Cry Big Cry 


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Post #7838118th Apr 2011 12:15 pm
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anglefire
 


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I didn't take a picture of mine before - not noticed any difference to be honest.

But I'll see what happens after Tuesday when I get one/two EGR valves replaced, as my MPG is 25%-35% down compared to last year, when I bought the car Big Cry
 Mark.
2006, D3 SE Auto - gone but not forgotten.
2014 BMW 530d M Sport Tourer.
1977 Triumph Spitfire 1500

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Shocked Derek, you actually got oil on your fingers?!!!!




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2016MY - D4 HSE - the posh chariot 
 
Post #7838198th Apr 2011 12:42 pm
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DSL
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Tell me about it!! What's worse is I put the kitchen roll in my pocket without thinking then blew my nose on it!! Shocked Shocked Whistle
 

11 D4 HSE - just Dee, no more Double Disco. Now gone. Big Cry Big Cry 
 
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Rolling with laughter Rolling with laughter Rolling with laughter
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2016MY - D4 HSE - the posh chariot 
 
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JF Lux
 


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had you also used it to wipe gloss paint of the wall...?
 The next American ex-pat that calls it a "truck" is going to find out what 2.7 tons feels like on their foot...

Club "yes, I too have had the EGR's replaced..."
Club "yes, I too have had the compressor replaced..."
Club "yes, I too once had the car at the dealer for a couple of weeks nearly 4 weeks over 4 weeks...5 weeks"
Club "yes, I too have had EPB failure..."
Club "yes, I too get mysterious bings and bongs..." 
 
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DSL
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No! Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes That went in the bin, along with the rollers we used! Big Cry
 

11 D4 HSE - just Dee, no more Double Disco. Now gone. Big Cry Big Cry 
 
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cleaned it inside out and went for a spin... have to say it picks up much nice between 1500-2000 rpms now

will keep an eye on it Wink
  
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DSL
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Thumbs Up Thumbs Up
 

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@grzesiul

How did you clean the inside Question
 I'm not as good as I once was........but I'm as good once as I ever was.  
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grzesiul
 


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when wiped it with paper towel some of the gunk got into the hole so I gently used the needle eye to get it all out like you use ear buds in the ear
  
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ruben
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only pics before, and the car seems more lively and willing .. with a tighter consumer, this will be discussed in the longer term
 Expectant to see the course of negotiations!!! 

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DSL
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Now that looks Shocked Be interesting to find out what difference OT makes. Thumbs Up
 

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JF Lux
 


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to be honest, I'm disappointed...mine is very clean...I was hoping to find it was full of gunk and cleaning it would improve the vehicle...
Took the sensor out and it looks pretty good...
 The next American ex-pat that calls it a "truck" is going to find out what 2.7 tons feels like on their foot...

Club "yes, I too have had the EGR's replaced..."
Club "yes, I too have had the compressor replaced..."
Club "yes, I too once had the car at the dealer for a couple of weeks nearly 4 weeks over 4 weeks...5 weeks"
Club "yes, I too have had EPB failure..."
Club "yes, I too get mysterious bings and bongs..." 
 
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Took mine out earlier, pretty much the same state as DSLs' wiped it clean outside and gave it a good squirt of WD40 down the little hole to clean the inside, good shake out & re-fit -

Any different to drive? not that I can tell Neutral
 Clive

 
 
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