1997 Volkswagen jetta

Asked by May 23, 2019 at 02:40 AM about the 1997 Volkswagen Jetta GLS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Was driving  down road all of sudden car was slowing down I pushed gas motor
revved up but wouldn't go.i stopped put in reverse would go but not in drive
gears??? Need help plz...

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Most likely, low transmission fluid or a bad transmission control solenoid. A long shot, but it could be a faulty speed sensor. Check to see if fluid is full and clean, then go to a car parts store, even though moving the car won't be easy, and have codes read whether you have any warning lights on or not; they'll probably do this free. If this doesn't show the problem, have a transmission pro see it.

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