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Our 2005 Lincoln Aviators check engine light turned on after

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Our 2005 Lincoln Aviator's check engine light turned on after my wife hit a large pot hole. Car now shakes...especially in idle position and stalls. For the first time, it stalled while my wife was driving. Dealership will not look at it for one week. What can we do?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Paul M ASE Master replied 7 years ago.

Hello and thank you for using Just Answer


if it happened after hitting a pot hole sounds like something may have come loose


check the air tube that runs from the air cleaner to the throttle body to make sure it is tight and has no cracks.


the Mass Air Flow Sensor is also sensitive to this type of shock


when the engine light comes on a code is set .. you can bring it to a parts store like Autozone and they will read the code for free.


this code will help to diagnose the problem


but it sounds like either your air tube came loose or your Mass Air Meter is acting up


let me know what you find and if you need more help





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