How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask mike switzer Your Own Question
mike switzer
mike switzer,
Category: Car
Satisfied Customers: 596
Experience:  lead diagnostic tech at Aamco
93239347
Type Your Car Question Here...
mike switzer is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

WHEN CHANGING MY MAP SENSOR THE BOTTOM NIPPLE BROKE OFF AND

Customer Question

WHEN CHANGING MY MAP SENSOR THE BOTTOM NIPPLE BROKE OFF AND FELL IN. DO I NEED TO TAKE MY INTAKE OFF OR IS THERE A SHORT CUT TO GET THIS OUT OF THE HOLE? I CANT SEE IN THE HOLE ... DOES THE CIRCLULAR PIECE THAT THE MAP SENSOR IN SERTS IN TO COME OFF>>>> OR UNSCREW?> OF SO HOW DO I GO ABOUT GETTING IT TO UNSCREW OR TAKE OFF?????
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  mike switzer replied 6 months ago.

can you take a picture of the new map sensor and circle the part that has broken off?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
it is the rubber part that is red and inside black that broke off and fell in the small hole on top the intake..... cant look in the in the hole.. this is on a 2005 h2 hummer.. it is on top and in back
Expert:  mike switzer replied 6 months ago.

you will need to remove the intake to get that piece out you should be fine with the removing the upper intake.

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
the plastic piece that the sensor sits in cant be unscrewed or popped off????
Expert:  mike switzer replied 6 months ago.

can you take a picture of the manifold section as far as i remember it can not be.

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
this where the map sensor
Expert:  mike switzer replied 6 months ago.

thats what i was remembering. not it cannot be unscrewed or removed. the upper intake plenum will need to be removed in order to access that piece.

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
how can I do that easily without removing everything... or hurting anything...
Expert:  mike switzer replied 6 months ago.

i will find a service procedure give me a moment.