MY 1990 FORD THUNDERBIRD 6 cylinder , shuts off ( only) when i put it in reverse! can you help?thank you

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Asked by Nov 16, 2014 at 12:29 PM about the 1990 Ford Thunderbird Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I thought the problem was the fuel filter, not the problem.

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It is likely the transmission does it shutter at all when u get it to back up?

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It is possible that when you move the selector to R that it is causing some kind of a short with the ignition switch. Open steering column and see if you have a wire worn through and shorting out.

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