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My boost pressure sensor is loose and I'd like to remove it, inspect it, and reinstall so that it fits snugly. But...I can't figure out how to remove it. The screw holding it in place is corroded to the point that I can't tell whether it is a torx head or hex head. The curvature of the metal surrounding the headlight also makes it seemingly impossible to fit any torx/hex bits onto the screw.

Anyone have any pointers? Maybe someone can at least tell me what size of hex/torx I should be using. Thanks!

 

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It SHOULD be a torx. It's like either a T-25 or one larger (T-27) or smaller. You just need to have a small 1/4" torx socket, swivel joint, and small extension.

Get some PB Blaster.
 

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What do we clean these with ?
 

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Try using a small wire brush.. Or if you have a dremel with wiggly extension, use a mini wire wheel.

 

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It SHOULD be a torx. It's like either a T-25 or one larger (T-27) or smaller. You just need to have a small 1/4" torx socket, swivel joint, and small extension.

Get some PB Blaster.
Either torx or phillips head. Mine is a phillips
 

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Success! On my car (2005), it was a T-15 torx screw. Thanks for the advice on the swivel joint - that did the trick. Cleaned the sensor with MAF cleaner as recommended and reinstalled so it is snug.
 

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Success! On my car (2005), it was a T-15 torx screw. Thanks for the advice on the swivel joint - that did the trick. Cleaned the sensor with MAF cleaner as recommended and reinstalled so it is snug.
Really? T-15? That's pretty small. It looked like a T25 on mine. Maybe mine is different lol You're welcome, btw. Glad you got it out.
 

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Yes that's what I was talking about. Why do we need to clean these and how often ?
 

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Why do we need to clean these and how often ?
They get covered in oil from being in the intake system. Though cleaning them may give you more life, most often if its dying it will need to be replaced (eventually).
 
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