1997 Toyota Corolla • 1.6L 2WD Manual • 26,000 miles

The car start normal and can drive thru all the gears. As soon as put the car into reverse the car switches off. What can the problem be?Like I said the car starts normal and goes thru all 5 gears but as soon as it goes into reverse the car switches off and on the dash board lights it only has the battery light on. Please help
Justine king
January 24, 2014.

Try unplugging the reverse light switch and see what happens, let me know.

Jan 24, 2014.