After using a lot of starting fluid my car began to sputter?

Tiny
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  • 2005 NISSAN ALTIMA
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After using a lot of starting fluid my car began to sputter. And loses power while driving.
Tuesday, May 2nd, 2023 AT 6:56 PM

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Tiny
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It sounds like you may have burned out the MAF sensor, but we should run the codes to see what comes up.

This guide can help:

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/checking-a-service-engine-soon-or-check-engine-light-on-or-flashing

This guide can help as well:

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/step-by-step-guide-on-what-causes-an-automobile-to-sputter-and

Here is how to change out the MAF sensor in case you need it. Check out the images (below). Please let us know what happens.
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Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 AT 10:38 AM

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