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My 04 Lexus RX330 starts and runs, but stalls as soon as I hit Neutral while shifting into drive or when I hit Neutral shifting out of drive and into Reverse. It almost seems electrical, the dash lights will flicker on and off, the whole car seems to die when it hits N. Anyone experience anything like this, and if so, how did you fix it? Any info is appreciated!

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3800's are really good motors, but that's a sign of fuel injector problems. I've seen this all to many times. Run some injector cleaner through it and see if cleans up.

One question however, does it stall out and have a problem restarting? Black smoke out of the exhaust? This is sign of an EGR valve problem that may be fixable simply with a nice cleaning.

I'd try the injector cleaner first, and if it continues, go onto the EGR valve. If this shows no problem, it may be a good time to take the car to a mechanic and have the injectors tested. They may be failing but not giving out a fault indicator.

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