I have a Ford Bronco XL (1994) why is it cutting off in drive?


Asked by Nov 11, 2013 at 10:13 AM about the 1994 Ford Bronco XLT 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My bronco is in pretty good shape,
but I woke up one day and it cuts
straight off after putting it in drive.. It
starts and runs in any other gear
except drive.. What could it be?

7 Answers


So if you put it in the D position it will die but if you run past the D into 2 or 1 it will drive froward?




First off have the codes read to see if there is a problem there, then check the gear selector switch, it could be sending the wrong signal to the ECM as this is a early computer controlled transmission.


At a shop?

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Is this a major problem where I will have to get a new car? Or can it be fixed?


It sounds electrical to me, unless you are very mechanically inclined I would recommend taking it to a shop that you trust, it can get a little expensive labor wise. I sure it can be fixed.

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Ok thank you..: )

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