85 pickup chev will crank but when put in gear engine dies.

Asked by Jun 04, 2014 at 02:29 PM about the 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1985 silverado pickup has been running good for age.  Now will crank but engine dies when put in gear....

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If it dies in both forward and reverse it sounds like the torque converter is locked up.

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