Stalling Due to Mass Air Flow or Crankshaft Position Sensor Failure on Buick Riviera

The mass air flow or crankshaft position sensor may fail causing the engine to intermittently stall. It may be necessary for the engine to cool down before it will restart.

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Average mileage: 136,640 (56,000–190,000)
5 model years affected: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, more1999
12 people reported this problem
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1995 Buick Riviera 145,000 mi,
after warm up intermittent stalling occurs
1995 Buick Riviera 190,000 mi,
Car would die at a stop it was the crank shaft positioning sensors
1997 Buick Riviera 176,843 mi,
Car stalls and i have to wait a few minutes for the car to start in the morning
1995 Buick Riviera 56,000 mi,
bad maf sensor was causing rough idle and missing upon startup and acceleration. replaced maf.