ENIGINE SHUTS DOWN WHEN SHIFTS TRANSMISSION FROM "R" TO "D"

  • Tiny
  • laoding06
  • 1993 Mercedes Benz 400sel
  • 97,502 miles

When I starts car and shits transmission from "R" to "D" the engine suddenly shuts down, and it repeats the problem sevaral times, and the engine looks not running very smoothly.

Monday, May 28th, 2012 AT 1:34 AM

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  • Tiny
  • mhpautos
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  • 29,787 posts

With the idle speed low due to a possible tune problem autos can stall when in drive due to the extra load, I fee that you first need to get the engine tune stabilized first and take it from there.

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Monday, May 28th, 2012 AT 1:43 AM
  • Tiny
  • laoding06
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Thank you very much, and your answer is very quick, very helpful, and I will follow your advise. Thank you again.

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Monday, May 28th, 2012 AT 2:03 AM

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