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2002 Pontiac Grand Prix it starts and then shuts off when I let my foot off the accelerator
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Pontiac Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 2 years ago
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Hello, my name is***** most likely means you have a dirty throttle body or failing mass airflow sensor. You can get some throttle body cleaner from your local parts store, spray onto a rag, then wipe out good as possible. If this doesn't help unplug the mass airflow sensor to see if it runs better, if so replace. Let me know if you have more questions or if there is anything else I can do to help. Thanks.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
could I run it without the mass airflow sensor hooked up
Pontiac Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 2 years ago

That is correct. Let me know if you have more questions, thanks.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
can I run it without the mass airflow sensor hooked up
Pontiac Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 2 years ago

That is correct, you can run vehicle without sensor connected. Let me know if you have more questions, thanks.

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