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I just got this car from my mother it has been sitting since september 2010

(1990 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme)
in Bays, KY on April 22, 2011
well the car does not want to run when put in gear or when you back up it will run while it is sitting still
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on April 22, 2011
Sounds like it may have a low idle due to maybe an idle control valve sticking or throttle body sticking. Check for air box leaks, vacuum leaks. Check fuel pressure and fuel condition - is it fresh fuel? Is fuel pressure strong and steady? A few places to start...
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