car stalls out when I put it in drive if I put it in reverse it runs fine on 1991 Toyota Camry

it only stalls out when I put it in drive if I put the car in reverse it runs fine why would it do this inj drive and not reverse

by in Potwin, KS on July 05, 2013
2 answers 1 comment
ANSWER by on July 05, 2013
Have your mechanic do a 'wiggle test'. Possible wire harness issue. Engine movement is different from drive to reverse. Engine mounts should be checked also. Mech. will/should know what to do.
COMMENT by on November 13, 2014
would this bge an expensive repair if it is in fact a wire harness issue.
ANSWER by on July 05, 2013
Going along with pushrods' suggestion , also check all air intake hoses for cracks or leaks that engine movement would affect----Mass-air flow meter could be affected.