Why would a subaru idle fine in park but die when put in reverse or drive?

Asked by Aug 08, 2011 at 07:16 PM about the Subaru Outback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Have a shop check the torque converter clutch . This can usually be done by pulling the fuse that's labeled TCC. Good luck with it.

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