Q: Q: Car Starts but Shuts off

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The car took several tries to start - to begin with. Now the car starts but idles erratically and soon after shuts off.

I think it's the Mass Air Flow sensor. I took it (MAF) out and the car started perfectly fine with the exception of, obviously the "engine" light on. I even drove it back home. Ordered a replacement MAF. I sprayed the old MAF with MAF sensor cleaner but it didn't work. Maybe I didn't spray it enough - the car is 24 years and that has to be an original part. 180K miles on it.

Do you think it's the MAF as I do?

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