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Does mass air flow sensor need replacing if unplugged and...

· Car is having trouble starting after I have driven it. I have to crank the engine for about 30 seconds until it starts. Mechanic tells me I need to remove and replace mass air flow sensor, but I unplugged it and the car shut off so is that not the problem? On other forum someone was having the same issue as I and said it was his cam shaft postion sensor that was the problem. Just wanted …

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maf sensor test? car still runs the same with it unplugged

· If you have a problem somewhere such as a small air leak or dirty MAF sensor the MAF sensor will not meter all of the intake air. The ECU will “see” this through the front wideband oxygen sensor and adjust accordingly. Then when you unplug the MAF sensor you will notice a change in the performance. It can be from something small to something major, depending upon the conditions that …

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I unplugged the mass air flow sensor and it runs fine but ...

· I unplugged the mass air flow sensor and it runs fine but if I plug it back in the car almost immediately dies. Will it cause and damage if I drive it with the maf unplugged? Mechanic's Assistant: Does the engine stall right after starting? And what about hesitation or jerking during acceleration? With it plugged in or unplugged? Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your VW? 2008 ...

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INFINITI I30 Questions - Maf sensor unplugged car run ...

When the mass air flow sensor is plugged in the car will stall. When you try to give it a little gas to keep it from dying it's seem like it's not getting any gas at all. When the maf is unplugged the car will idle and not die but when you drive it it will not take off fast or even a normal speed it very slowly gets up to speed even if you press the pedal more.

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What happens if I unplug my MAF sensor?

· If you disconnect the mass airflow sensor, then the car should keep running and still be able to start normally. This means that if your mass airflow sensor dies completely, then your car will stay running and surprisingly the car might run better without the mass airflow sensor. Click to …

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Can a Bad Sensor Prevent a Car From Starting ...

· Combustion timing needs to be accurate, or engine damage can occur. If the information isn’t sent to the engine computer, nothing will happen when you try to start the car as a way to prevent damage. Dirty sensors will impact whether your vehicle starts. An example of this is the Mass Air Flow sensor or MAF. The job for this sensor is to let ...

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MAF sensor - should engine die if it's unplugged? | SHO Forum

· MAF sensor - should engine die if it's unplugged? Thread starter SHOandGO; Start date Mar 17, 2009; Status Not open for further replies. Mar 17, 2009 #1 S. SHOandGO New Member. Joined Dec 7, 2005 Messages 14 Reaction score 1 Location Louisville, KY. I've used this forum for years, but have hardly ever posted, because I always find the solution to my problems by using the search …

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Car Stalls After Starting, Runs When MAF Unplugged

Car stalls after starting, runs when MAF unplugged. The car will start and seems to run fine for a few seconds. It stalls and I can smell unburnt fuel in the exhaust. I suspected immobilizer and performed the lock and unlock with the key remote 5 times with no effect. I then suspected the MAF and unplugged it and it would star and run reliably.

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Should my car die if I unplug the mass airflow sensor?

· Lot more interesting detail can be read , why would a car run better with the mass air flow sensor unplugged? Because either the sensor is reporting incorrect air amount and or air temperature to the ECU. By disconnecting the sensor the ECU switches to limp mode and the car may idle MAF sensor wires can be cleaned and some cannot as the wires are not easily …

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Car runs better with MAF sensor unplugged.. | Modded ...

· Discussion Starter · #7 · Aug 9, 2012. joswo1980 said: If your car is running better with maf unplugged then a) ur maf was bad b) it was getting bad reading c) u have a leak in ur intake track and or pulling in unmetered air. Nothing more nothing less, check those 3 things. It sounds like ur problem is c, check for leaks in intake track ...

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