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Car stalled at a light after running for 45 min. car restarted rough and sputtered badly, would not stay running unless gas pedal pumped continuously. car ran great until this problem

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Sounds just like my experience with what turned out to be a bad Mass Air Flow meter. No warning, just very bad behavior from the engine, and heavy foot on throttle to get it going. Happened to my Wife. You can imagine the result when she got home. But thank goodness for cell phones!

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