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Old 11-19-2007, 07:53 PM   #1
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Okey, this JUST started a few days ago, and I wanted to hear your pplz diagnosis
Sometimes, out of the blue, my CEL comes on. When it does, my engine stumbles during acceleration (thought it was my tranny at first, but the revs go DOWN when it stumbles) for brief periods of time. I got the code scanned and it was an MAF circuit code (don't have the exact code, but I'll see if I can get it again tomorrow), so I'm curious if anyone else has had this happen and what they did (replace the MAF? clean it?). Keep in mind I haven't touched the engine with my tools, except for an oil change...
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Well sure, try cleaning the MAF. Q-tips, and alcohol on those fragile little wires, dielectric grease on the connector when you put it back together. Be careful, they cost about $100.
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Cleaned the MAF, put dielectric grease on the connectors, and it'* still doing it

Whatever, TJ'* helping me out

(now to get those damn broken screws out of the throttle body)
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you are still getting the CEL after cleaing the MAF? did it look dirty? I'd find a used one to put on there if you are still getting the MAF code. A bad MAF will cause very poor acceleration.
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That'* the thing, it didn't look dirty at all. Acceleration is good sometimes, horrible other times, all the symptoms are never consistent. Sometimes I have no problems, other times I can't press the pedal more than 25% without getting some kind of stumble

BTW, I have confirmed this problem is the MAF and is not another issue; I've found that replacing the MAF fixes the problem 100%
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Glad to hear it is fixed....I was just going to say that cleaning the MAF if it is bad won't help. Been there, done that, got the tee-shirt.
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Not fixed yet

TJ'* sending me the MAF on Monday
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