90 ford areostar

my starts up fine and it will sit and idle in park and nuetral but when i put it in gear it shuts off. help! please

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rtmrtnzjr wrote:

Could be IAC valve, or it could be the timing chain, or any of two or 3 other things. Invest in an EEC-IV digital code reader for about $35 and pull codes to help pinpoint the problem.
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thank you sharon. maybe a little more info can help you pin poimt my problem. ok when i start it i cann rev up the rpm then slam it in gear and it will stumble and feels like a manual trany would if you would try to take off in 4th gear and when i am driving its fine until i am coming to a stop it feels like a manual would if you dont push in clutch when almost at stop you know kinda stumbling trying to keep going. but it a automatic! maybe this info will help
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Sounds like torque converter is staying locked up.
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How about when you speed it up a little with your foot on the gas... Does it shut off then?
Act the same, hot and cold?
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