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There are several reasons that a car may stall only in reverse, the best way to narrow down the issue is to use a diagnostic tool. The diagnostic tool will show which sensors on the transmission may be malfunctioning enough to stall the engine.

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Q: Car stall in reverse gear only?
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Why would a car stall in drive but not in reverse?

Because reverse is a lower ratio gear than drive and puts less load on the engine.


Can you stall or is it just harder to stall a manual car while driving at speeds over 40?

It depends on the gearing of the car. If you are in the highest gear and 40mph in that gear is under the idle rpm of that car than you will stall.


What causes an automatic transmission not to idle?

If you mean each time you engage car in any gear forward or reverse & it immediately stalls - you have a bad torque converter. Start engine, put foot on brake, put car in NEUTRAL, if it DOES NOT stall, but it does stall if you repeat this test when you put car in drive or reverse = bad torque converter - It's called a "stall test"


What does it mean when your car does not reverse at all?

Its not in reverse gear.


Why is your 94 Ford Escort Wagon vibrating while you put it in reverse or drive?

check the idle speed with the car in gear, if it has a tac on the dash it should idle in gear at about 700 rpm if its too low the car will vibrate or stall.


Why does car shake and stall?

Travelling to slow in a high gear, so clutch in and lower the gear.


Why would your car run hard in reverse?

because there is no further GEAR in reverse.


what happen when you put a car in reverse gear?

the car goes back


Why would a car only stall in reverse?

I'm no mechanic, BUT that happened on my Taurus when the fuel pump was not functioning properly. Best to take it in.


Why would a car stall shifting from park to reverse?

A car might stall when shifting from park to reverse if the idle is set too low. It is also possible that the engine stalls because it is not fully warmed up before shifting from park to reverse.


Why does my car die when I put it in reverse?

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Tranny is shot.The reverse gear in your transmission had burned out

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