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When braking/slowing/coming to a stop, vehicle stalls/runs extremely rough, after running the AC. If vehicle sits for a day or two, w/o AC use, everything seems OK, again, but service engine light is on. Had similar problem on a '93, and IIRC, Saturn replaced a small vacuum hose. Sold '93 and no longer have maint. records, or I would use them to help diagnose. Thank you for your infromative response. Michael

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Sounds to be the Mass Air Flow sensor. Remove and clean.

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