My 96 Van was doing the exact same thing. I had the van in to do some work prior to setting it up to tow a trailer when it was discovered the engine mounts and transmission mounts were nearly tore apart. The engine was just resting on them. I never gave it any thought until a few days after they were replaced that it stopped stalling when I put it in gear. Hope it helps.
Check the air filter to see if it is stopped up. Check all the vacuum hoses for a leak. Replace the PCV valve.
Dirt in the carb, Dirty plugged up fuel filter, Dirty plugged up air filter,
My 1998 E320 did this. Dealer charged me $1,100 for the fuel pump and filter.
My 1998 E320 did this and it was the fuel pump. The dealer also replaced the filter and it was $1,100.
Probably an alternator.
Impossible to say but I'd check/replace the fuel filter. It's cheap to do and if it doesn't help you've lost nothing.
Check the fuel filter. If it is the original, change it. If that doesn't help, find a mechanic.
change fuel filter
Partially clogged fuel filter or weak fuel pump. Replace the fuel filter.
It sounds like it could be an ignition module. Take it off and take it to Oreilly's or a parts store that can test it. It is the fuel filter inline by the engine,replace filter and it will run fine.
There is most likely something in the gas tank. When the car starts the fuel pump starts sucking in fuel and when the trash gets to it the gas will not be able to flow through the clogged pump so the car stalls. When it stalls the fuel pump stops suction and the trash comes out allowing it to start again.
It sounds like your alternator is no longer recharging your battery. You probably need a new alternator.
my suburban wont start
car starts but shut off while driving
check all vaccum lines since it is an 84 i would replace all lines
I don't think the problem is a sensor as the vehicle starts well. A clogged air filter or fuel filter may be at fault - or maybe even dirty spark plugs.
Could be a clogged or partially clogged fuel filter, and/or the fuel pump itself. The asker doesn't say whether the car will restart immediately after is stalls or not.
the idle jet in the carb is blocked and needs to be cleaned out and reset
Check the transmission fluid level. If it is ok, then the filter may be clogged. If not, then it will need to be taken to a transmission shop.
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mite be fuel filter. either old or clogged up.
won't stay running starts and goes then stalls Sounds like might be a float ,fuel filter or maybe just needs a good cleaning. Hope this helps.
I'm no mechanic but it sounds like you need to replace your fuel pump and or fuel filter.. Does it run rough or what?
Possibly Crankshaft Position sensor