replaced exaust system except for the muffler on a 2001 pontiac grand am gt now when i put it in gear the transmission kicks really hard and it shuts off when i hit the gas while in gear

Asked by Dec 16, 2015 at 03:26 PM about the 2001 Pontiac Grand Am GT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

car has been sitting for over a year I finally got the chance to replace the exaust system on it and got it to fire up drove it home everything was fine the next day I start it let it sit in the drive way to warm up go to leave and as soon as I put it in gear and hit the gas it cuts off please someone help me with this issue

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Could be that the transmission torque converter lock solenoid has failed. Have it checked out.

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