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A few more questions before I can give you a better answer -

a. does your car have fuel injection or a carburetor? (If you aren't sure: do you have to warm it up and or pump the gas to start it? If so, it's got a carburetor.)

b. Under what conditions do you have the problem? (Walk me thru a typical example - i.e. car cold/hot ... do you have trouble starting or restarting ... so forth)

c. if your car is carburated, it might be out of adjustment or dirty. If it's fuel injected, it may be as simple as dirty injectors or a small sensor bad/disconnected. You may need an engine diagnostic check.

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Q: Why does my car stall when it goes from reverse to drive?
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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.

Car goes reverse but not drive?

Get new transmission

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"

Is it safe to drive a car if reverse not working?

How would you get your car in and out of your driveway? How would you get out of a parking stall unless you pulled through and there was no curb or car blocking you? It is not uncommon to find yourself in a tight area where all you can do is reverse to get out while driving. I would say it is not safe.

How do you make a car drive if when its in neutral or drive it wants to move but won't and when its in reverse it will reverse?

it will drive but when in reverse it wont move

Why does a 1973 727 transmission make the engine stall when placed in drive or reverse?

I really doubt it's the tranny making your car stall, it's either carburetor problems or the idle is set too low.

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.

Car stall in reverse gear only?

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.

Why does your Car stall out when put in drive?

because your a failure and you obviously can't drive!

The car stahls when shifting into drive or reverse?


Can you drive your car without reverse?


Car will reverse but not drive?

transmission is gone.

Why do a car move in drive but not in reverse?


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.

what happen when you put a car in reverse gear?

the car goes back

Why does the battery light stay on in reverse in a 94 Taurus and turns of soon as it goes in drive?

Something is wrong in the 94 Taurus reverse light circuit. There is probably a short causing the battery voltage to drop when the car is in reverse.

Car will move in reverse but not drive?

bad transmission

Can you still drive your car with a bad catalytic converter?

no it will run rough and stall out

What is the problem when the car will not go in reverse or go in drive the transmission fluid is still full?

what is the problem when the car will not go in drive or reverse? and the transmission fluid is still full

What happens when you shift from drive to reverse with out stopping?

car will jerk forward and then go in reverse

Why does your car stall when you press the gas pedal or you put it in reverse?

youre lifting the clutch up to quick

Why does your car stall in the drive through car wash?

It probably needs a new set of spark plug wires.

What if your car stall in drive but run in neutral?

u got problems take it to a mechanic

Why does my car run in reverse but not in drive?

your transmission needs repaired

How fast should you drive your car in reverse?

10 mph