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It will have a lack of power on accelerate and die and run rich or lean
check the mass air for dirt on the two thin wires
For a while the car starts off sounding rough but it doesn't really lack power
then after it runs for awhile it runs smooth
If it is dirty clean it up with electrical cleaner spray
my mechanic filled up the oil too much the last 2 times over 2 qrts
use a q tip and gently clean the wires without braking the wires
does it miss
that is a good question not sure how to diagnose that
he checked 6 of the 8 spark plugs
he couldn't reach the other 2
theres no Maserati dealers in my area so I use a local mechanic
do you have any codes?
he's really good on my Lexus and infinity but the maserati another question
you know it did have a check engine light when it was burning the oil..... smoke would come out
until I found out we had 2 qrts more than we should of
he sucked out the overage and the check engine light turned off
within a couple weeks
no more smoke too
May have caused the problem could have fouled the plugs out or made the mass air dirty oil fouled may want to try and clean the mass air sensor
check the plugs for contamination from the oil
we checked 6 of them
couldn't reach the back ones
they were fine
how were the ones you checked?
would wires be effected
ok see the answer
not from the oil
but could mess the wires up pulling them off the plugs depending on the mileage
wires should be ok
so you think it is the MAF sensor also should I just take it to my mechanic and have him take care of it?
check for codes if ok then remove the mass air sensor and clean it up with the electical spray cleaner get it from a parts store
you could take it to him or try to clean it yourself
he would probably take care of it, he's a good guy.. pretty easy sounds like .... would there be codes even without lights on?
sounds like I have the solution
maby would not hurt to check to make sure
You were a big help thanks.... MAF sensor seems to be the problem... one more thing
Could the MAF sensor issue cause any other major damage if not taking care ASAP?
possible could cause it to run lean and damage the engine I would get it taken care of as soon as possible