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
4 people shared problem details
1995 Buick Riviera190,000
Car would die at a stop it was the crank shaft positioning sensors
1995 Buick Riviera145,000
after warm up intermittent stalling occurs
1997 Buick Riviera176,843
Car stalls and i have to wait a few minutes for the car to start in the morning
1995 Buick Riviera56,000
bad maf sensor was causing rough idle and missing upon startup and acceleration. replaced maf.
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