1996 Mercedes Benz C280 engine starts and shuts right off

Tiny
METRIC1000
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  • 1996 MERCEDES BENZ C280
  • 6 CYL
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 176,000 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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Monday, April 28th, 2008 AT 11:37 AM

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Tiny
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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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Tuesday, May 6th, 2008 AT 9:41 PM

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