Q: Trying to locate the Mass Air Flow sensor , and the Idle Air Control valve 2002 Ford Fiesta

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Im trying to locate the Mass air filter sensor and idle control valve on my 2002 1.4L Ford Fiesta zetec for cleaning. I have located and cleaned the throttle body, could someone point me in the right direction to find Maf sensor and Idle control valve. Thank you 👍

My car has 110000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

Hello - Mass Air Flow meter is a short, cylindrical section of the air intake, just inside of the air filter housing, and just before a large cuved plastic-molded piece of the air intake. It has a flat electrical connector plugged into it. The idle air control valve is just past the throttle body in the intake, on the engine side of the throttle body. It is a small cylindrical tube about 1 1/2: in diameter and 4 inches long, bolted to the intake manifold with an electrical connector. For the effects of dirty sensors - click here.

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