WHAT COULD BE WRONG?

  • Tiny
  • Biggmoe
  • 1987 Oldsmobile 442
  • 82,000 miles

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.

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Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012 AT 4:16 AM

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  • KHLow2008
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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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Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012 AT 3:08 PM

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