What causes this????When traveling up a hill my car will shake like its not getting enough gas. It now is begining to shut off on me..

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Asked by Dec 11, 2011 at 08:42 PM about the 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

What does the mass airflow sensor do when its going bad??? While driving up a hill it acts like its not getting enough gas and shakes. Sometimes it shuts off on me. And what does the mass airflow sensor plug into???

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Before you replace expensive parts try the cheap ones first,replace the fuel filter,and have someone check your fuel pressure.If the M.A.F fails all together you won't be going anywhere because the engine will not run.

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