Car keeps dieing at Stop sign

Asked by Jan 04, 2017 at 05:57 PM about the 1985 Pontiac Grand Prix LE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car goes dead when I stop sign

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Automatic transmission? Can you get it into park or neutral and it's idles fine? If so, your transmission torque convertor is locking up on you at idle, putting drag on the engine. Might need to replace the lockup solenoid.

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