ENGINE STARTS AND SHUTS RIGHT OFF

1996 Mercedes Benz C280

Tiny

metric1000

April, 28, 2008 AT 11:37 AM

Engine Performance problem
1996 Mercedes Benz C280 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 176000 miles

This car takes too many trys to keep running and then it has rough idle or will shut off when coming to a stop. Once while driving it just quit. What is wrong, where do I start

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Tiny

westcoast619

May, 6, 2008 AT 9:41 PM

Sounds like a bad mass air flow sensor. When these go bad, the give a false readin to the computer and causes a rough idle, hesitation and can cause the engine to die.

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