Q: Will move in reverse but not in drive

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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.

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