My car has been very jumpy and stutters a lot when stopped (whether or park or just braking). Seems like it wants to take off. Recently it turns off on me when I am stopped and will only stay if I am hitting the gas while hitting the brake. Aany ideas? Heard it could be the Mass Airflow Sensor. Thanks!
Car is jumpy, shakes and sometimes turns off while stopped. on 2002 Ford Taurus
by ahernandez002 in Miami, FL on October 26, 2009
2 answers 1 comment
ANSWER by sinautoscan.com on October 26, 2009
Try to clean the Mass Airflow Sensor with a special cleaner sold at any auto parts store also try to get a diagnostic to see if you have any trouble codes autozone does this for FREE
COMMENT by ahernandez002 on October 26, 2009
I tried cleaning it but it is only less jumpy...still turns off randomly. Thanks for the quick repsonse!
ANSWER by Visitor on March 17, 2010
I just got done cleaning mine on my Mercedes-Benz with an electrical spray cleaner and so far its seemed to do the trick, make sure you let the MAS air out for a minimum of 45 mins. Hopefully it works for you as it did me, I know it saved me money.