Q: Car starts fine but once I put it into gear when it’s cold it’ll die unless I let it warm up before going into gear

asked by on December 03, 2017

When I start my car when it’s cold it’ll start just fine but when I put it into reverse or drive it will die every time unless I let my car sit there and warm up for a few minutes before going into gear! But the weird part is if I start it in neutral and put it into gear it will go into gear and I can drive it!

My car has 165000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Based on your description it seems like the best option would be to have your vehicle inspected by a qualified professional in order to determine the exact cause of this issue. Consider YourMechanic as this can be done at your home or office.

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