96 Camaro 3.8 MAF problem - Team Camaro Tech
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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old Feb 6th, 16, 11:04 AM Thread Starter
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96 Camaro 3.8 MAF problem

I have been having problems with my MAF sensor now for a few months.

When it's plugged in, my car idles terrible, has random misfires, and some times will just lose all the power it has. It also has drastic power missing when its plugged in as well, and feels like im almost towing something with the car.

When I unplug it, car runs great. No idle problems, almost all power back, but I am getting bad fuel mileage now with it unplugged.

I have tried replacing the MAF sensor but it didn't change the problem at all. Anyone able to help me?

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Re: 96 Camaro 3.8 MAF problem

Welcome, Tanner.
Is replacement MAF, a new one or a known good one?
A new one can be problematic and used ones can be faulty also.
Is air filter clean?
Are air ducts in good condition - no holes and clamps are tight?
Are other vacuum lines in good condition?

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