WHAT COULD BE WRONG?

1987 Oldsmobile 442

Tiny

Biggmoe

July, 3, 2012 AT 4:16 AM

I have a 1987 olds cutlas ceira with a 3.8 engine that shuts of when I put it on reverse only, what could be causing this?
No check engine light comes on and everything in under the hood seems fine.

1 Answer

Tiny

KHLow2008

July, 3, 2012 AT 3:08 PM

Check the air hoses. Look for cracks that are exposed when the engine tilts due to weak or bad engine mounts. Vacuum leaks would result in the engine stalling.

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