My car starts but dies when I put it into gear


Asked by debral Nov 08, 2014 at 11:05 PM about the 1990 Buick Regal Limited Coupe FWD

Question type: General

My car will die when I put it into gear.
Replaced IAC valve, but did not solve

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Thought it was an idle problem, but I quess not?


Could be a locked up torque converter, if it dies the both forward and reverse.

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It will be the TPS or the Mass sensor i would think.Will car rev up in neutral?

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It dies in forward. Yes it will rev in neutral

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On occasion it will also have a very high surge of a bat outa hell! As if im not in control

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