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.
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.
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 is the problem when the car will not go in reverse or go in drive the transmission fluid is still full?
1994 Dodge colt the car starts and idles fine when it's put into drive or reverse the engine rpm drops low and will stall out This only occurs when the car is cold car is warm no problem?
Why would a 87 Toyota corolla run fine in park and neutral but stall in drive and reverse and Also changed fuel filter and plugs and air filter and oil and filter and PVC?
First of all, does this happen ALL the time? Or only when you are fighting with your significant other? My ex used to work for a car dealership, and when ever she and her (former) ex were fighting, she would "disable" his car with a little dirty mechanics trick: she would open the hood of the car, (and yes, it was a Toyota,) and would pull off the the distributor cap plug wires...the ones in…