Problem Description and Possible Solution
A failing mass air flow sensor
or EVAP purge valve can cause misfire issues.
Problem DataRepairPal Verified
Average mileage: 70,117 (55,000–85,234)
14 model years affected: 1997
, more2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
17 people reported this problem
Check engine light, white smoke from exhaust during cold starts, rotten egg or fuel smell from the exhaust, clapping sound or misfire sound from engine, poor performance when engine is hot, and slight hesitation during accelerations. Replace the Mass Air Flow sensor (MAF) and the car was fine.