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97 thunderbird making noise when accelerating

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SOURCE: 97 thunderbird hesitates on hard acceleration

U hit on the nail on the head, if the car runs fine with the MAF disconnected it is the MAF, but try cleaning it first, dirt gets on the little heated wire of the sensor and screws up the signal, sometimes cleaning it with MAF spray cleaner takes care of the issue, the MAF is expensive, the spray cleaner made by CRC is available at most parts stores now. By the way the way u checked the MAF is how I did it in the dealer.

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SOURCE: What would cause my 97 thunderbird to hesitate when accelerating?

this list gos from most to least likely 1 Inspect Throttle Position Sensor Faulty or Incorrectly Connected Throttle Position Sensor.
2 Inspect Mass Air Flow Sensor Damaged, Loose, or Faulty Mass Air Flow Sensor or Circuit.
3 Inspect Choke Thermostat Stuck or Improperly Functioning Choke Thermostat.
4 Inspect Air Cleaner Tempature Sensor Damaged or Faulty Air Cleaner Tempature Sensor.
5 Inspect Fuel Filter Clogged or Dirty Fuel Filter.
6 Inspect PCV Valve Plugged or Damaged PCV Valve.
7 Inspect Carburetor Worn, Faulty or Damaged Carburetor.
8 Inspect Fuel Injector Dirty or Worn Fuel Injectors.
9 Inspect Hose (PCV)at Clogged or Collapsed PCV Hoses.
10 Inspect Fuel Pump Faulty Fuel Pump.
11 Inspect Fuel Pump Low Fuel Pressure.

this is a long list i know but this is every thing that would cause this but it go's from most to least hope this helps

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