Car stalls when put in gear!

Asked by Sep 08, 2016 at 02:04 AM about the 1961 Mercury Comet

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1961 mercury comet that stalls when i put
it in reverse or drive but idles pretty well. Please
help

1 Answer

405

Could be any number of things, Will it move at all if you give it gas? If not, then maybe the torque converter is locked up, or if it moves a little , then maybe a brake is locked up,, If it moves when you give it gas its likely the vacuum modulator

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