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I have a 2001 dodge ram 1500 and it will start and it will idle but as soon as i put it in gear it will stall.but crank back up. it acts like it is starving for gas like the converter is stoped up but has a new one on it.wondering what the problem is i think it could be the asd rely switch or fuel pump.

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Torque Converter Solenoid. Not that I know that,but if the trans isn't loading the engine, then you look at all the other computer inputs that happen when you put it drive or reverse. Shift position senor or whatever it's called on yours, may have to be in a gear selection position or it shuts down.

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Fuel pressure should read about 45 PSI which could be checked at the test port (looks like a tire valve) on the fuel rail over the injectors. If you use a tire gauge, it will fill the gauge with fuel and cause the rubber parts inside to fail. If pressure is down, replace the fuel filter first, then the fuel pump if no help from the filter. If the check engine light is on, rent a scanner and read out any fault codes, which will lead to a repair.

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