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1988 buick century dies when put in gear

Just recently put a rebuilt engine in (engine is a 1989) car runs fine but today when driving it shuttered a bit but not bad, (thought it might be the road i was on). stopped and the car dies. will start right up and run just fine but when put in gear it dies. i "popped" the clutch so to speak and go it to go into gear for a little bit and then it done it again. (car in an automatic) any thoughts on what it may be.

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Ive seen a bad alternator do the same thing

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Yeah ..sound like the TCC solenoid is bad

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Sounds like the lock up torque convertor in the transmission is stuck in the engaged position.There is a sensor switch under the hood that can be temporarily unpluged but leaving it unplugged can ruin the transmission. Take it to a tranny shop.

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