My car will idle in park, but stalls when I switch gears. Automatic gear. You have to ride brake and accelerator. What is wrong?

jan23
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Asked by jan23 Mar 19, 2007 at 10:12 AM about the 1996 Mazda 626 LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

5 Answers

LouB
16,200

Hi Jan ... Here's a troubleshooting guide for engine stalling. Hopefully it will get you down the path to your solution ... Good luck! http://autorepair.about.com/cs/troubleshooting/a/bl303b.htm

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Andrzej Michalski
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you have a bad TCC. torqu converter clutch, the fix is replace your torqu converter.

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Daniel Reed
2,095

Possible vacuum leak. Will need to use a smoke machine to find it. So, take it to a shop....they have those.

David Kartsonis
95

Sounds like a torque converter... Get that replaced and it should be fine.

Rob Brown
25

Agreed your torque converter is putting too much load on the car at idle. Stator is probably seized.

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