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Q: Car starts then dies car jumps into gear when putting in drive

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car will start up then idles down and shuts off. when putting the car in drive it hesitates then jumps into gear

My car has 182000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: The most common problem is the transmission...

The most common problem is the transmission solenoid pack sticks and needs to be replaced. The manufacturer has a technical service bulletin (TSB) number NTB06-005 2005. It calls for replacing the solenoid valve assembly in the transmission.

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