When i start the car it has problems starting at first once it is started i can put the car in reverse once i put it into drive it shuts the car off and most of dashboard lights come on, example the emergency brake light comes on and the brake is off. what can i do? 1994 nissan altima
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CarGurusNov 15, 2012 - The engine just fall dead when you step on the gas; it seems to jerk before ... My car does the same thing but i put it in neutral n it starts up. ... I have a 2004 kia optima it jerks when I go into reverse it was driving ... start and run fine butwhen I put it in drive or any other gear it dies! ... 2002 Hyundai Elantra GT.
Hi Cindy, As the engine check light is coming it is indicating a problem. Have a diagnostic scan carried out and let your technician determine the actual fault. It could be something to do with the state of engine tune or a defective speed sensor, but may also be a problem with the gearbox. Regards John
As it says, the body computer finds a problem with the gearbox. Could be an electrical problem or mechanical problem in the transmission. A tech would scan the body computer for trouble codes to know where to start looking. This may require a dealer scanner.