Q: Car is not moving at Drive Mode while accelerating, was able to reverse

asked by on

I had to stop at a signal and suddenly the car wouldn't move forward, but i was able to reverse the car. I tried different drive levels with no luck. Prior i used to get thud noise while accelerating.
My car has an automatic transmission.

The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Car is not moving at Drive Mode while accelerating, was able to reverse

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Car alarm keeping car from starting

You will have to put the key in the door lock and lock/unlock the door manually with the key. Turn the key to the unlock position and see if the alarm stops sounding. If this doesn't work, you may have...

Q: I have a 06 Hyundai Sonata. It only starts in neutral. Can you tell me why it only starts in neutral

A possibility is the neutral start safety switch is defective. Car designers place that switch in the starting circuit to prevent the car from being started while the car is in gear. Starts in Park or Neutral are the only...

Q: I was sitting in the drive thru when all of a sudden my ABS Light came on. It was flashing. I put my car in park and took it off

The ABS light can come on for a number of reasons, most likely having nothing to do with the vehicle being in park or drive. The ABS system relies on a number of sensors including wheel speed sensors, vehicle speed...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...