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Dodge shadow auto trans will go forward 1 or

2 mph. reverse okay will reverse at usual speed. Just won't go forward. Trans bad or switch or hoses?

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It's not a switch or hoses. Make sure your fluid level is correct; it should be measured when hot (like too hot to touch the dipstick.) Assuming you have fluid of the correct sort and amount:
If it is a three-speed, the trans is bad. If it is a four-speed, the trans is almost certainly bad, but there is a slight chance of a computer malfunction - computers shift the 4-speed trannies. The 3-speeds are tougher and cheaper, but generally speaking give worse fuel economy.

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