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Bosch
2010 Porsche Cayenne Mass Air Flow Sensor 8 Cyl 4.8L Bosch

P311-16372E7    W0133-1798791  New

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$529.06
Bosch Mass Air Flow Sensor
  • This Original Equipment Manufacturer part is the same part that was made & installed by the car manufacturer at the factory where the car was produced.
  • 100% New
Brand: Bosch
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Vehicle Aspiration Block Engine CID CC
2010 - Porsche Cayenne Naturally Aspirated V 8 Cyl 4.8L - 4806
Bosch
2006 Porsche Cayenne Mass Air Flow Sensor 8 Cyl 4.5L Bosch - Mass Air Flow Sensor (New)

P311-2D04AED    0280218071  New

07C906461 , 95560612300

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$135.15
  • Bosch Mass Airflow Sensor
  • Mass Air Flow Sensor (New)
  • Bosch is the actual OE manufacture, plus or minus 5% deviation from OE specification can set a check engine light
Brand: Bosch
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Vehicle Aspiration Block Engine CID CC
2006 - Porsche Cayenne Turbocharged V 8 Cyl 4.5L - 4511
Bosch
2006 Porsche Cayenne Mass Air Flow Sensor 8 Cyl 4.5L Bosch - Mass Air Flow Sensor (New)

P311-0BFD7AB    0281002435  New

95560612331

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$204.84
  • Bosch Mass Airflow Sensor
  • Mass Air Flow Sensor (New)
  • Bosch is the actual OE manufacture, plus or minus 5% deviation from OE specification can set a check engine light
Brand: Bosch
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Vehicle Aspiration Block Engine CID CC
2006 - Porsche Cayenne Naturally Aspirated V 8 Cyl 4.5L - 4511
Bosch
2010 Porsche Cayenne Mass Air Flow Sensor 6 Cyl 3.6L Bosch - Mass Air Flow Sensor (New)

P311-10BBAAB    0280218141  New

95560612336

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$305.95
  • Bosch Mass Airflow Sensor
  • Mass Air Flow Sensor (New)
  • Bosch is the actual OE manufacture, plus or minus 5% deviation from OE specification can set a check engine light
Brand: Bosch
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Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
2010 - Porsche Cayenne V 6 Cyl 3.6L 219 3597
Bosch
2010 Porsche Cayenne Mass Air Flow Sensor 8 Cyl 4.8L Bosch - Mass Air Flow Sensor (New)

P311-3A5089C    0280218192  New

99760612500

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$258.36
  • Bosch Mass Airflow Sensor
  • Mass Air Flow Sensor (New)
  • Bosch is the actual OE manufacture, plus or minus 5% deviation from OE specification can set a check engine light
Brand: Bosch
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Vehicle Aspiration Block Engine CID CC
2010 - Porsche Cayenne Turbocharged V 8 Cyl 4.8L - 4806
Bosch
2013 Porsche Cayenne Mass Air Flow Sensor 6 Cyl 3.6L Bosch - Mass Air Flow Sensor (New)

P311-124574C    0280218260  New

03H906461A , 95860612500

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$124.59
  • Mass Airflow Sensor
  • Mass Air Flow Sensor (New)
  • Built to OE specification provides the correct function and calibration to ensure trouble-free operation and emission compliance.
Brand: Bosch
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Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
2013 - Porsche Cayenne V 6 Cyl 3.6L 219 3597
Cardone
2008 Porsche Cayenne Mass Air Flow Sensor 8 Cyl 4.8L Cardone - Mass Air Flow Sensor

P311-4E34254    74-10159  Remanufactured

99760612500

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$47.70 $240.37
Cardone Mass Air Flow Sensor
  • Mass Air Flow Sensor
  • CARDONE® Remanufactured Mass Air Flow Sensors (MAFS) precisely track O.E. output curves and maintain specific tolerances to ensure accurate scan tool readings for proper operation. 100% re-soldering of critical components ensures superior electrical connections, eliminates intermittent failures and lengthens product life. With CARDONE Mass Air Flow Sensors (MAFS), you can expect smooth vehicle performance.
Brand: Cardone
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Vehicle Aspiration Block Engine CID CC
2008 - Porsche Cayenne Turbocharged V 8 Cyl 4.8L - 4806
Cardone
2005 Porsche Cayenne Mass Air Flow Sensor 6 Cyl 3.2L Cardone - Mass Air Flow Sensor

P311-4C008CD    74-10256  Remanufactured

95560612335

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$49.50 $469.05
Cardone Mass Air Flow Sensor
  • Mass Air Flow Sensor
  • CARDONE® Remanufactured Mass Air Flow Sensors (MAFS) precisely track O.E. output curves and maintain specific tolerances to ensure accurate scan tool readings for proper operation. 100% re-soldering of critical components ensures superior electrical connections, eliminates intermittent failures and lengthens product life. With CARDONE Mass Air Flow Sensors (MAFS), you can expect smooth vehicle performance.
Brand: Cardone
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
2005 - Porsche Cayenne V 6 Cyl 3.2L 195 3189
Cardone
2004 Porsche Cayenne Mass Air Flow Sensor 8 Cyl 4.5L Cardone - Mass Air Flow Sensor

P311-3062588    74-10139  Remanufactured

95560612331

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$49.50 $400.57
Cardone Mass Air Flow Sensor
  • Mass Air Flow Sensor
  • CARDONE® Remanufactured Mass Air Flow Sensors (MAFS) precisely track O.E. output curves and maintain specific tolerances to ensure accurate scan tool readings for proper operation. 100% re-soldering of critical components ensures superior electrical connections, eliminates intermittent failures and lengthens product life. With CARDONE Mass Air Flow Sensors (MAFS), you can expect smooth vehicle performance.
Brand: Cardone
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Aspiration Block Engine CID CC
2004 - Porsche Cayenne Naturally Aspirated V 8 Cyl 4.5L - 4511
Walker Products
2006 Porsche Cayenne Mass Air Flow Sensor 8 Cyl 4.5L Walker Products - Walker Mass Air Flow Sensor

P311-3AB9EBE    245-2106  New

MF21169 , MF21169N

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$47.49
Walker Products Mass Air Flow Sensor
  • Walker Products 245-2106 Mass Air Flow Sensor
  • Mass Air Flow Sensors measure the amount of air by weight through changing voltages or frequencies and send this information to the onboard computer. The computer uses this and other inputs to calculate the correct amount of fuel delivered.
  • Walker Mass Air Flow Sensor
  • Product Attributes:
    • CA_Prop65_Lead: Warning: This Product Can Expose You To Chemicals, Including Lead, Which Is Known To The State Of California To Cause Cancer Or Birth Defects Or Other Reproductive Harm. Www.p65warnings.ca.gov
    • Connector Gender: Female
    • Housing Included: No
    • Mounting Hardware Included: Yes
    • Terminal Quantity: 5
  • Walker Products began supplying the fuel system needs of the automotive industry in 1946. Today Walker is one of the largest, privately owned manufacturers of fuel system components and engine sensors, and has served the needs of the worldwide automotive aftermarket. We are committed to supplying products manufactured to meet or exceed OEM standards and specifications. This effort is backed by our own manufacturing, product management and engineering staff to ensure it is maintained and accurate in the production of quality parts, vehicle applications, instruction sheets and technical support. Our products include Carburetor and Fuel Injection Repair Kits, Oxygen Sensors and other Engine Management products such as Throttle Position Sensors, Cam and Crankshaft Sensors, Fuel Injectors, Spark Plug Wires and Gaskets. As an ISO 9001/IATF16949 certified company, we are committed to supplying the highest quality products.
Brand: Walker Products
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Engine VIN Block Engine CID CC
2006 - Porsche Cayenne C V 8 Cyl 4.5L - 4511
Walker Products
2006 Porsche Cayenne Mass Air Flow Sensor 6 Cyl 3.2L Walker Products - Walker Mass Air Flow Assembly

P311-2A8C283    245-1271  New

19723 , 5S13618 , 74-10256 , 955 606 123 35 , MAS0452 , SU15025

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$202.99
Walker Products Mass Air Flow Sensor
  • Walker Products 245-1271 Mass Air Flow Sensor Assembly
  • Mass Air Flow Sensors measure the amount of air by weight through changing voltages or frequencies and send this information to the onboard computer. The computer uses this and other inputs to calculate the correct amount of fuel delivered.
  • Walker Mass Air Flow Assembly
  • Product Attributes:
    • CA_Prop65_Lead: Warning: This Product Can Expose You To Chemicals, Including Lead, Which Is Known To The State Of California To Cause Cancer Or Birth Defects Or Other Reproductive Harm. Www.p65warnings.ca.gov
    • Connector Gender: Female
    • Housing Included: No
    • Mounting Hardware Included: Yes
    • Terminal Quantity: 5
  • Walker Products began supplying the fuel system needs of the automotive industry in 1946. Today Walker is one of the largest, privately owned manufacturers of fuel system components and engine sensors, and has served the needs of the worldwide automotive aftermarket. We are committed to supplying products manufactured to meet or exceed OEM standards and specifications. This effort is backed by our own manufacturing, product management and engineering staff to ensure it is maintained and accurate in the production of quality parts, vehicle applications, instruction sheets and technical support. Our products include Carburetor and Fuel Injection Repair Kits, Oxygen Sensors and other Engine Management products such as Throttle Position Sensors, Cam and Crankshaft Sensors, Fuel Injectors, Spark Plug Wires and Gaskets. As an ISO 9001/IATF16949 certified company, we are committed to supplying the highest quality products.
Brand: Walker Products
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
2006 - Porsche Cayenne V 6 Cyl 3.2L 195 3189
Walker Products
2010 Porsche Cayenne Mass Air Flow Sensor 8 Cyl 4.8L Walker Products - Walker Mass Air Flow Assembly

P311-2D32728    245-1414  New

74-10179 , 955 606 123 40 , MA468 , MAS0385

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$383.11
Walker Products Mass Air Flow Sensor
  • Walker Products 245-1414 Mass Air Flow Sensor Assembly
  • Mass Air Flow Sensors measure the amount of air by weight through changing voltages or frequencies and send this information to the onboard computer. The computer uses this and other inputs to calculate the correct amount of fuel delivered.
  • Walker Mass Air Flow Assembly
  • Product Attributes:
    • CA_Prop65_Lead: Warning: This Product Can Expose You To Chemicals, Including Lead, Which Is Known To The State Of California To Cause Cancer Or Birth Defects Or Other Reproductive Harm. Www.p65warnings.ca.gov
    • Connector Gender: Female
    • Housing Included: Yes
    • Mounting Hardware Included: No
    • Terminal Quantity: 5
  • Walker Products began supplying the fuel system needs of the automotive industry in 1946. Today Walker is one of the largest, privately owned manufacturers of fuel system components and engine sensors, and has served the needs of the worldwide automotive aftermarket. We are committed to supplying products manufactured to meet or exceed OEM standards and specifications. This effort is backed by our own manufacturing, product management and engineering staff to ensure it is maintained and accurate in the production of quality parts, vehicle applications, instruction sheets and technical support. Our products include Carburetor and Fuel Injection Repair Kits, Oxygen Sensors and other Engine Management products such as Throttle Position Sensors, Cam and Crankshaft Sensors, Fuel Injectors, Spark Plug Wires and Gaskets. As an ISO 9001/IATF16949 certified company, we are committed to supplying the highest quality products.
Brand: Walker Products
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Aspiration Engine VIN Block Engine CID CC
2010 - Porsche Cayenne Naturally Aspirated B V 8 Cyl 4.8L - 4806
Walker Products
2009 Porsche Cayenne Mass Air Flow Sensor 8 Cyl 4.8L Walker Products - Walker Mass Air Flow Assembly

P311-1F6EA5F    245-1405  New

5S12125 , 74-10159 , 997 606 125 00 , MA367 , MAS0395 , SU13546

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$306.48
Walker Products Mass Air Flow Sensor
  • Walker Products 245-1405 Mass Air Flow Sensor Assembly
  • Mass Air Flow Sensors measure the amount of air by weight through changing voltages or frequencies and send this information to the onboard computer. The computer uses this and other inputs to calculate the correct amount of fuel delivered.
  • Walker Mass Air Flow Assembly
  • Product Attributes:
    • CA_Prop65_Lead: Warning: This Product Can Expose You To Chemicals, Including Lead, Which Is Known To The State Of California To Cause Cancer Or Birth Defects Or Other Reproductive Harm. Www.p65warnings.ca.gov
    • Connector Gender: Female
    • Housing Included: Yes
    • Mounting Hardware Included: No
    • Terminal Quantity: 5
  • Walker Products began supplying the fuel system needs of the automotive industry in 1946. Today Walker is one of the largest, privately owned manufacturers of fuel system components and engine sensors, and has served the needs of the worldwide automotive aftermarket. We are committed to supplying products manufactured to meet or exceed OEM standards and specifications. This effort is backed by our own manufacturing, product management and engineering staff to ensure it is maintained and accurate in the production of quality parts, vehicle applications, instruction sheets and technical support. Our products include Carburetor and Fuel Injection Repair Kits, Oxygen Sensors and other Engine Management products such as Throttle Position Sensors, Cam and Crankshaft Sensors, Fuel Injectors, Spark Plug Wires and Gaskets. As an ISO 9001/IATF16949 certified company, we are committed to supplying the highest quality products.
Brand: Walker Products
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Aspiration Engine VIN Block Engine CID CC
2009 - Porsche Cayenne Turbocharged C V 8 Cyl 4.8L - 4806
Walker Products
Qty:
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$383.11
Walker Products Mass Air Flow Sensor
  • Walker Products 245-1414 Mass Air Flow Sensor Assembly
  • Mass Air Flow Sensors measure the amount of air by weight through changing voltages or frequencies and send this information to the onboard computer. The computer uses this and other inputs to calculate the correct amount of fuel delivered.
  • Walker Mass Air Flow Assembly
  • Product Attributes:
    • CA_Prop65_Lead: Warning: This Product Can Expose You To Chemicals, Including Lead, Which Is Known To The State Of California To Cause Cancer Or Birth Defects Or Other Reproductive Harm. Www.p65warnings.ca.gov
    • Connector Gender: Female
    • Housing Included: Yes
    • Mounting Hardware Included: No
    • Terminal Quantity: 5
  • Walker Products began supplying the fuel system needs of the automotive industry in 1946. Today Walker is one of the largest, privately owned manufacturers of fuel system components and engine sensors, and has served the needs of the worldwide automotive aftermarket. We are committed to supplying products manufactured to meet or exceed OEM standards and specifications. This effort is backed by our own manufacturing, product management and engineering staff to ensure it is maintained and accurate in the production of quality parts, vehicle applications, instruction sheets and technical support. Our products include Carburetor and Fuel Injection Repair Kits, Oxygen Sensors and other Engine Management products such as Throttle Position Sensors, Cam and Crankshaft Sensors, Fuel Injectors, Spark Plug Wires and Gaskets. As an ISO 9001/IATF16949 certified company, we are committed to supplying the highest quality products.
Brand: Walker Products
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Aspiration Block Engine CID CC
2014 - Porsche Cayenne Supercharged V 6 Cyl 3.0L 183 2995
Delphi
2005 Porsche Cayenne Mass Air Flow Sensor 8 Cyl 4.5L Delphi

P311-19E4280    AF10545  New

0281002435 , 74-10139 , 955 606 123 31 , SU6947 , XTP410139

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$385.77
Delphi Mass Air Flow Sensor
  • Mass Air Flow Sensor
  • Complete Assembly
  • Product Attributes:
    • Color: Black
    • Housing Included: Yes
    • Terminal Gender: Male
    • Terminal Quantity: 5
    • Terminal Type: Blade
    • Wiring Harness Included: No
  • 100 years of OE experience, supplier to the world's top automakers, OE Heritage and knowledge built into every aftermarket part.
Brand: Delphi
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Aspiration Block Engine CID CC
2005 - Porsche Cayenne Naturally Aspirated V 8 Cyl 4.5L - 4511
Delphi
2010 Porsche Cayenne Mass Air Flow Sensor 8 Cyl 4.8L Delphi

P311-1FDB561    AF10552  New

0280218192 , 74-10159 , 997 606 125 00 , 997 606 125 01 , MA367 , XTP410159

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$283.69
Delphi Mass Air Flow Sensor
  • Mass Air Flow Sensor
  • Complete Assembly
  • Product Attributes:
    • Color: Black
    • Housing Included: Yes
    • Terminal Gender: Male
    • Terminal Quantity: 5
    • Terminal Type: Blade
    • Wiring Harness Included: No
  • 100 years of OE experience, supplier to the world's top automakers, OE Heritage and knowledge built into every aftermarket part.
Brand: Delphi
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Aspiration Block Engine CID CC
2010 - Porsche Cayenne Turbocharged V 8 Cyl 4.8L - 4806
Delphi
2009 Porsche Cayenne Mass Air Flow Sensor 8 Cyl 4.8L Delphi

P311-01483EE    AF10547  New

955 606 123 40 , MA468 , XTP410179

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$226.04
Delphi Mass Air Flow Sensor
  • Mass Air Flow Sensor
  • Complete Assembly
  • Product Attributes:
    • Color: Black
    • Housing Included: Yes
    • Terminal Gender: Male
    • Terminal Quantity: 5
    • Terminal Type: Blade
    • Wiring Harness Included: No
  • 100 years of OE experience, supplier to the world's top automakers, OE Heritage and knowledge built into every aftermarket part.
Brand: Delphi
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Aspiration Block Engine CID CC
2009 - Porsche Cayenne Naturally Aspirated V 8 Cyl 4.8L - 4806
Delphi
2016 Porsche Cayenne Mass Air Flow Sensor 6 Cyl 3.0L Delphi

P311-136E5BE    AF10489  New

059 906 461 N , 420 133 471 , 955 606 123 50 , MA477 , MAF0030 , MAF0057

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$190.35
Delphi Mass Air Flow Sensor
  • Mass Air Flow Sensor
  • Probe Only
  • Product Attributes:
    • Color: Black
    • Housing Included: Yes
    • Terminal Gender: Male
    • Terminal Quantity: 5
    • Terminal Type: Blade
    • Wiring Harness Included: No
  • 100 years of OE experience, supplier to the world's top automakers, OE Heritage and knowledge built into every aftermarket part.
Brand: Delphi
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
2016 - Porsche Cayenne V 6 Cyl 3.0L 181 2967
Standard Ignition
2013 Porsche Cayenne Mass Air Flow Sensor 6 Cyl 3.0L Standard Ignition

P311-503BBDD    MAS0379  New

059906461N , 2-14722 , 245-1254 , 95560612350 , AF10489 , DL-6192 , MA1211 , MA454 , MAF0030 , V10-72-1217

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$167.40
Standard Ignition Mass Air Flow Sensor
  • Mass Air Flow
  • Product Attributes:
    • Attachment Method: Snap/bolt In
    • Connector Gender: Female
    • Connector Quantity: 1
    • Connector Shape: Oval
    • Housing Included: Yes
    • Material: Plastic
    • Notes: Complete Assembly
    • Terminal Gender: Male
    • Terminal Quantity: 5
    • Terminal Type: Blade
  • 100% new, never remanufactured, so there's no leftover debris that can cause sensor failure. Designed and tested to provide the ECU with accurate airflow readings under hard engine conditions, which are required to balance and deliver the correct air/fuel ratio to the engine in order to achieve clean burns. Manufactured to strict quality standards to ensure each part outperforms other air flow sensors in aftermarket. Undergoes extensive development and calibration to improve engine performance and fuel efficiency and lower harmful emissions.
Brand: Standard Ignition
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
2013 - Porsche Cayenne V 6 Cyl 3.0L 181 2967

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mass air flow sensor replaced but code still keeps coming on and off

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Question From o3chevy on mass air flow sensor replaced but code still keeps coming on and off

I have a 2003 chevy avalanche it had a mass air flow sensor code so i replaced the mass air flow sensor but the code keeps coming on and off. Along with this the transmission does not shift properly. sometimes the rpms will go to 4500 before it will shift. Are these two problems connected somehow?

Response From Hammer Time Top Rated Answer

Just because you have a code referring to a specific sensor does not mean the sensor is the cause. The problem still needs to be troubleshooted properly.
Make sure there are no air leaks in the intake snorkel anywhere.

Response From Discretesignals

What is the trouble code number? Which engine?

Mass Air Flow sensor?

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Question From ford91486 on Mass Air Flow sensor?

Just a general question here. My mechanic did some engine work for me. Now it is idleing like crap and I am having problems with my fuel delivery. It is running really rich and my emissions are real high according to my inspection that just failed. I tried to locate my Mass Air Flow sensor to clean it. I cant find it. I called my mechanic up and asked him where it was. He said it does not have one. Is it possible for my Truck to not have a MAF.

It is a 1992 Ford F150. With a 1995 302 V8 5.0L.


Thanx for all your help.

Response From way2old

If it is a 92, it will not have a MAF. It probably has a MAP sensor. Click here for some information.

Response From ford91486 Top Rated Answer

Ok That makes perfect sence. I am replacing the MAP. I wasnt sure if I should have both the MAP and MAF.

1995 Nissan Maxima stalls and sputters

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Question From krbucks1 on 1995 Nissan Maxima stalls and sputters

I have a 1995 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0 V6 180,000 miles. The car will stall at a stop or when preparing to turn as the RPMs drop below 1000. The car will also sputter slightly at 2200 rpms when driving down the highway. It does not do this all the time and it sometimes will go a few days with out this problem. I have replaced ignition coils, idle air control valve, and oxygen sensors. I have also cleaned the mass air flow sensor. I am currently thinking about replacing the mass air flow sensor but know it is a pricey part to do so with.

Response From Sidom

That's a pretty steep guess if you're wrong. A lot of times cleaning a MAF will make some kind of difference if it's the problem...

I noticed you posted a problem happening at "under 1000 rpms". Normally you should be able to go to 400 or 500 with out the engine dying. I would make sure there isn't any vacuum leaks and the secondary ignition is in good shape....

Is the check engine light on? If so get the codes pulled.....

Response From krbucks1

Cleaning it made no difference but I will try that again. The check engine light is not on. The optimum idle RPM is suppossed to be arounfd 650. It hovers around that before stalling out.

Response From Sidom

When you redo the MAF get a can of throttle body cleaner and clean the throttle body as well...... get a little brush open up the throttle plate by hand, spray some cleaner down there and clean it real good. Start it every so often so it doesn't flood out. You can even spray some down there while running it & feathering the throttle to keep it running.....

They make special cleaner for the MAF sensors, hopefully you were using that & not carb clean....


Response From krbucks1 Top Rated Answer

That's what I used. I will definately try cleaning the throttle body. Thanks.

Map sensor

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Question From redredeye on Map sensor

where is the MAP sensor located on a 1991 3.8L buick

Response From Hammer Time Top Rated Answer

It doesn't have one. It uses a Mass Air Flow sensor.

mass air flow sensor

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Question From Guest on mass air flow sensor

2003 chevy 3500 express van
6.0 vortec engine
125,000 miles

would I get a code for a bad air flow sensor or would I just get the symptoms of having a bad one.

and could one of the symtoms be running lean. I am trying to troubleshoot this problem and this was just a lead I

got. My main problem is truck will start and run fine then check engine light comes on truck will then run rough

(misfires), then the truck will correct itself and run fine again. this will happen through out the day. The truck is running or idling for 5-8 hours a day

Response From Guest

You can get a specific failure code for a MAF if it fails out of range but it can also fail within parameters & not set MAF specific codes but other related codes.

I didn't notice any codes in this thread so I'm not sure what you are getting... Some usually within parameter codes you can get are P0171 & P0174 lean bank 1, lean bank 2, but there are alot, alot of things that can set those codes...

Intermittens can be tricky to find. You got some good advise... along with the codes is the freeze frame data that stores when a code sets.... that will tell you the driving conditions when the codes sets & help duplicate the conditions.

sounds like you've already replaced some parts & so hopefully your tech has already check the TSBs & your calibration code of the PCM to make sure it has the most current flash...

I've seen some drivability probs solved with just a simple updated reflash....

Response From Loren Champlain Sr

Computers are great, but we can't rely on them 100%. They don't always catch every hiccup. We've fixed many
MAF sensors by just cleaning them. I'm not sure if yours is accessable or not. Are you losing injector pulse when the problem occurs? Yes, a lean or a rich condition can cause your symptoms. It also can get very expensive throwing parts at it, as you probably already know. Sometimes, no most always, it is cheaper in the long run to have a tech diagnose it for you. You can still do the repairs, but...

Response From Guest

loren,

the problem is my highly paid mechanic seems to be guessing too. Costing me not only parts but labor. Just wanted to know if my map was bad would I get a code for it or just symptom codes?

Response From Loren Champlain Sr

Generally speaking, you would get a code. If your tech can catch it while it is acting up, he should be able to watch live data on his scanner. Sometimes (and I stress, sometimes) you can tap on the MAF with the plastic handle of a screwdriver and get them to act up (if faulty), but not always. There are so many things that could be causing a problem. Can the tech take it for a drive, maybe with you driving, so he can watch the scan data?
Intermittent problems can be a real nightmare to find. Good luck.

Response From Guest

Intermitten, I'll say. This is a work truck and is used for a route, It must run everyday. Let it idle for 2 hours trying to get the check engine light on, of course would not come on. Go to work next day 15 minutes in the light pops on. I am loosing my mind.

Response From Loren Champlain Sr Top Rated Answer

Ah, don't feel bad. At least you have some brain cells left to lose. Mine's been gone for years. LOL. Have a great Sunday.

Response From Jeff Norfolk

There should be some miss fire data in the scan tool if the light is coming on and running bad. I wounder if there is any miss fire codes present when the MAF code is there. MAF code could be a secondary code to the miss fire. At the same time the miss could be a secondary symptom due to the MAF With the miss fire data in the scan tool, you mechanic should be able to see if the miss is cylinder specific or just random. If it is cylinder specific then that really leaves three things that are causing it. Either way the MAF may be tripping a code due to the miss. It may be metering to compensate for the miss and going out of the desired range. Just a side note I have replaced injector #6 a handful of times for this very described problem. Obviously there was a diagnosis involved in these repairs, but #6 none the less each time.