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#2421948 - 12/21/17 03:22 PM Removing MDS sensors...
Medlock51 Offline
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Registered: 06/15/16
Posts: 144
Loc: Wisconsin
Any tricks to removing stuck MDS sensors without breaking them? Have a guy who's has asked me... I don't know!

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#2422081 - 12/21/17 08:13 PM Re: Removing MDS sensors... [Re: Medlock51]
HotRodDave Offline
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Registered: 01/29/05
Posts: 9907
Loc: Kalispell Mt.
twist it back and forth first, then with a flat screw driver on both sides gently pry up
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#2422132 - 12/21/17 09:51 PM Re: Removing MDS sensors... [Re: Medlock51]
71yelladustr Offline
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Registered: 12/25/10
Posts: 1035
Loc: Missouri U.S.A.
Patience is key here. They break VERY easily. Pry and twist like mentioned above. Lots of penetrating oil doesn't hurt either. Sometimes a rust ridge forms between the solenoid o-ring and top of the block making it a b#%!@ to get them out.
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#2422226 - 12/22/17 06:39 AM Re: Removing MDS sensors... [Re: Medlock51]
ric3xrt Offline
pro stock

Registered: 01/13/06
Posts: 1253
Loc: Trumbauersville PA
I've broken more of them, then getting them out.

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#2422471 - 12/22/17 06:48 PM Re: Removing MDS sensors... [Re: Medlock51]
Silver70 Offline
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Registered: 02/01/03
Posts: 18407
Loc: Rust Belt, SW PA
I tried carefully to remove some last week from a 30k mile engine, not one came out without breaking... block was broke anyways, but tried to save them.
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