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Q: Car won't move on drive

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I was driving on the highway and I hit the gas pedal and it wouldn't accelerate so I pulled over and the vsa and check engine lights turn on. And the was still on so I put in in drive and it wouldn't move but I put it on 2 and it moved but very slowly and and also goes on reverse fine but won't take off on drive.

My car has 225 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi There, What you are describing sounds like possibly low transmission fluid, a bad speed sensor or potentially a faulty transmission control module, which also controls the speed sensors. The transmission control module has various sensors such as vehicle speed sensors, wheel speed sensors, throttle position sensors, turbine speed sensor, and transmission fluid temperature sensors that all direct information to it in order for it to perform it’s function. Other functions controlled by the TCM are components such as a kick down switch, traction control system, and cruise control module. Any of these may also affect the way the transmission control module performs and controls the transmission and the shifting of your vehicle. A faulty transmission control module may cause also cause a delay in acceleration or erratic shifting of gears. I would suggest having a professional from Your Mechanic come to your location to properly diagnose your transmission problem.

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