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

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 128,549 (56,000–190,000)
5 model years affected: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, more1999
16 people reported this problem
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after warm up intermittent stalling occurs
Car would die at a stop it was the crank shaft positioning sensors
Car stalls and i have to wait a few minutes for the car to start in the morning
Stalls at low idle occasionally.
bad maf sensor was causing rough idle and missing upon startup and acceleration. replaced maf.