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1997 BMW 328i Question: car stalls when in reverse

 

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moljm3, West Palm Beach, FL, January 04, 2010, 18:24
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my car attempts to stall while on reverse but runs normal on drive. Could you tell me what might be wrong with it? thanks.

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    dandd January 08, 2010, 10:43
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    It could be the switch for selecting the gears, or if the motor mounts are defective when the engine moves around, it pulls on the wiring harness such tat the engine dies.

    also check this http://repairpal.com/check-engine-light

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    Visitor, June 16, 2010, 21:30

    I had broke my motor mounts and got them replaced when i got it fixed my father while i changed gears ,the hood was open noticed the engine was moving while i was shifting and then a week later it started stalling out when i try to put it in reverse.

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