I have a 1976 Dodge Ram 1500 V8 dies when I put the brake on!

Asked by Aug 20, 2013 at 07:56 PM about the Dodge Ram 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I will put the brake on to put in reverse or drive and it dies. What can I check on my truck.
Other than this it runs really good.

3 Answers

Sorry it's a 2006

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sounds like the idle speed may be too low for the engine to stay running, or you may have a fuel delivery problem.

7,495

ck transmission fluid level. The 45rfe trans. uses pressure to release the lockup clutch in the torque convertor. So if the fluid level is low, when you put it in gear it stalls the eng.

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