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I drive a 2000 Lincoln Navigator. What would cause my 2000 Lincoln Navigator to shut off when I come from drive to reverse, unless I accelerate immediately?

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Amanda J. Pierce, MBA I recommend checking your throttle position sensor and cam shaft position sensor, to see if they are performing in spec.

Barb Petrey, President - DBK Enterprises Inc at Jiffy Lube Not enough info provided. I suggest you visit a repair shop for a diagnosis.

Gelina Aquilina, Service Advisor / Mechanic at Hi Obdulio! Sounds like it could be a speed sensor or a bad catalytic converter. Sensors go bad regularly & can cause issues like this. If it's causing you to have a check engine light on, some shops will scan it for free. If not, it may require additional time to diagnose. If your catalytic converter is bad, it can cause back pressure and all sorts of strange issues.

Helaine Kurot, Owner/Technician at 360 Automotive Sounds like it might have a bad ground or other electrical issue. It is also possible that a sensor is not working properly. Have it checked by a good repair shop.

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