WHY DOES MY VAN RANDOMLY CUT OUT AND NOT START BACK UP?

1996 Ford E-Series Van

Tiny

doodlebug*10

December, 30, 2011 AT 5:51 PM

1996 ford e 250 5.8 liter engine runs perfectly fine and randomly cuts ouy, no bogging, no sputtering just shuts down. Then restarts when "it feels like it"

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fixitmr

December, 30, 2011 AT 6:24 PM

Sounds like heat sensitive electronic fault bein triggered. Cam and crank sensors are big suspects. Other ignition parts too. Check for spark to verify when it quits.

Tiny

doodlebug*10

December, 30, 2011 AT 9:54 PM

Thank you for your answer I will try that I was also pointed at the mass air flow sensor

Tiny

fixitmr

December, 31, 2011 AT 1:26 AM

So what about codes from computer. Bad maf should set a code.

Tiny

doodlebug*10

December, 31, 2011 AT 2:55 PM

Yes I found out chk engine light is not functioning code is saying 2 bad cells in maf

Tiny

doodlebug*10

December, 31, 2011 AT 2:57 PM

Code does indicate maf 2 bad cells I believe turns out chk engine light is not functioning

Tiny

fixitmr

January, 1, 2012 AT 6:01 AM

Could be old codes not erased?

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