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when car is shifted into drive why does it cut off on 1996 Mercury Sable

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my car starts up fine but for sum reason wont stay on or it will run and the if i try to put it in drive it shuts off what do i do
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This sounds like the idle control system needs to be checked. The idle control motors tend to get dirty and cause this type of problem.