Engine stutter and shut off when put in drive...e250 1985

Asked by Apr 16, 2011 at 11:18 PM about the Ford E-250

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I just bought a small Mh mounted on an e250 5.8l motor. When I start it starts right up....seems smooth idle (not a mechanic here) but if I engage into drive (or reverse) it stutter and stops....  WHy? is it a cheap fix...cause i have to do a 1000 mile road trip with it!

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it could be almost anything,check ground wires ,make sure starter wires are tight.bad tps.

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