Q: Will move in reverse but not in drive

asked by on

Was driving heard strange noise. Stopped at light. Suddenly car would not drive, it would only reverse. Added about a half court of fluid to see if that would help.I switched from hear to gear to see if that would help maybe make the connection it need. Check engine light is on. It was in a few weeks ago got it checked it read something about the evap system. Days later it went off now it's on again

My car has 149800 miles.
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. Will move in reverse but not in drive

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: Power steering pump whine and tough to turn when braking or going slow.

The most common problem for the whine noise is that the reservoir screen at the bottom of it gets clogged. When you turn the wheel, the pump needs more fluid, and cannot get it due to the clogged screen. There...

Q: What does 'Top Up Coolant' light mean?

This indicates the engine cooling system is low on coolant and will need to be topped off. The system should be inspected for leaks to ensure there are no other issues causing the engine coolant level to drop. Please note:...

Q: I was only able to find acrylic lacquer thinner, could I use if to clear my clogged catalytic convert?

I am not sure who would have told you to clean or unclog the converter out with lacquer thinner, but that is not a very good idea, and you shouldn't do it. The thinner may damage the converter internal material,...

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 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...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.