A problem with the mass air flow sensor can result in poor engine performance or drivability problems. This may cause the car to stall or misfire.Google+
Car Problem Reports
Nissan Pathfinder Stall or Misfire Due to Failed Mass Air Flow Sensor
Nissan Pathfinder Problem
Engine Affected: 3.0L V6
Average Mileage: 143,062 mi (20,000 mi - 289,000 mi)
Visitor, 1995 Nissan Pathfinder, 3.0L V6, 20,000 mi
My car would not idle when my foot was not on the gas. This was an intermittent problem for years and the dealer replaced sparks, etc never correcting the problem. I found a mechanic that detected that it was a faulty airflow sensor and bought a salvaged part this fixed the problem.
Visitor, 2001 Nissan Pathfinder, 129,000 mi
stalling when i come to an abrupt stop
Visitor, 1995 Nissan Pathfinder, 289,000 mi
when in gear driving truck try to stall
Visitor, 1995 Nissan Pathfinder, 3.0L V6, 149,500 mi
When starting the S u v,it starts with a vibration and squeal noise and after warming up, by the way its a 5 speed,i travel a short distance and slow down,the the gas petal and it dies out.