Q: Is unplugging MAF while engine running a good way to test it?

asked by on March 13, 2018

To test the MAF sensor is unplugging it while its running a good way to test it? Will it always cause the engine to shut off?

My car has 139200 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hey Jarod. Thanks for the question tonight. Yeah, when you unplug the MAF sensor it should stall the engine automatically if it’s working correctly. If it doesn’t stall, the MAF is likely damaged.

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