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hello, not sure if this is the right place for this. My father has an 03 impala and he is having a lot of issues. For the last year or so, his car will just randomly die. It throws an obd2 code for a maf sensor, which he has replaced several times now. The car will run fine for a few weeks then it will start dying. it only does it at idle or when he is driving down the road and lets off the gas. at other times it has a small miss when it idles but nothing crazy. He has replaced maf sensor, idle air control valve, plugs, wires, oxygen senor, and a lot of other things. He has had it to three different mechanics now. Recently he discovered that one of the rocker arms had pulled itself out. so he repaired that. The funny thing is after these repairs it will run fine for a couple weeks then it will start dying again. I was wondering if any of you have run into this issue, and if so what you did to fix the problem. Thanks
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Unfortunately I haven't had these problems, but I would get the coil packs checked out plus the base they sit on has been known to go bad and cause hard to find issues. That's all I can think of right now, these can be terribly tough to track down. Btw welcome to the forum!


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