Question about 2003 Chevrolet Malibu

Open Question

Transmission will go in reverse but not forward

Car will move in reverse but not in drive

Posted by on

  • mike watson
    mike watson May 11, 2010

    Have you checked the transmision fluid level?

×

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

localwonder
  • 6784 Answers

SOURCE: car won't drive forward or in reverse

this is the speed shift solenoid and a possible faulty transmission filter as well. the best thing for this issue is to pull the tranny and check for filter clogs and change the shift solenoid.

Posted on Mar 10, 2009

  • 4 Answers

SOURCE: my car wont move forward or reverse

Chances are is that the torque converter needs to be replaced. However, the transmssion on this vehicle are only serviceable by transmision shops. No regular mechanic will open up the transmission. When the torque converter fails (clutch and plates shutters to small pieces) the debri flows in the transmision thereby potentially destroying the gears and/or clogging the filter and pump. Go straight to a reputable transmission shop and let them correctly diagnose the transmission.

Posted on Jul 26, 2010

  • 200 Answers

SOURCE: when i put my car in reverse it won't move but will drive forward perfect and is full of transmission fluid

Assuming this is an automatic transmission, odds are you have lost a band in your transmission, this will require a rebuild,  you may also notice it will fail to shift into high gear as well?

Posted on Oct 29, 2008

hardinfarms
  • 144 Answers

SOURCE: car does not drive forward but works in reverse

Sad to say but your automatic transmission has bit the dust.

Posted on Jul 24, 2009

  • 53 Answers

SOURCE: My car has a problem with reverse gear, forward

could be a bent selector or might just need to tighten it up

Posted on Jul 28, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

What can be wrong with my truck transmission?


I would guess the torque convertor has failed and you need it replaced

Jan 14, 2016 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

My car goes into reverse but won't go forward. What's the problem?


10 Most Common Transmission Problems

www.transmissionrepaircostguide.com/10-common-transmission-proble...
A similar type of thinking goes into diagnosing car trouble. ... response issue, but after shifting into gear the engine's RPMs will surge, but the car won't move ..... Can anyone please explain why my car cant go in reverse but can drive forward

My car will not go in reverse but will drive forward. What could ...

https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid...
Dec 26, 2007 - My car will not go in reverse but will drive forward. ... I tried putting it in neutral and pushing it backwards, but something catches and it won't budge. ... Either way, it's likely that the transaxle is going to require removal and ... the hood and movethe linkage by hand, then it would shift into gear ok for awhile. Why won't my truck go forward, it only goes in reverse? ' Yahoo ...
Feb 23, 2014
My car won't go into reverse, still okay to drive a 2 hour drive ...
Jan 12, 2011
My car won't go in reverse but it will go forward with no problem ...
Feb 6, 2010
My car will drive forward, but not in reverse... Could this be a ...
Sep 11, 2007
More results from answers.yahoo.com

Dec 16, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

3 Answers

Why would a vehicle in reverse move forward


The question is a little vague but I think I know what your referring to. All modern automatic transmissions have torque converters. This is the device that connects the engine to the transmission. All vehicle manufacturers like the trans to be nice and smooth shifting. That's great but it does come with some minor drawbacks. If you are facing slightly down hill and you put your car in reverse but do not step on the gas slightly I can guarantee that you will indeed roll forward. You can eliminate that issue by holding your left foot on the brake while you shift into reverse. Then, as soon as you feel the trans engage, gently depress the gas pedal with your right foot and it will eliminate that forward roll problem.

Sep 25, 2014 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

What causes Jimmy transmission to slip in forward gears, but OK in reverse


If your fluid level is right you may have a bad transmission. you need to talk to a mechanic.

Mar 22, 2014 | 1994 GMC Jimmy

2 Answers

1999 FORD EXPERDITION TRANSMISSION WON'T MOVE FORWARD BUT MY REVERSE WORKS FINE WHAT I NEED TO DO


You can try shifting into manual 1 to get moving then once you get going shift the lever up into Drive. This should work, then drive it to a shop to have your ****** looked at.

Feb 08, 2012 | 1999 Ford Expedition

1 Answer

Transmission made a loud pop then quit moving in drive. Truck still moves in reverse


An automatic transmission consists of a series of bands (gears) which is each gear within the transmission. You state that truck will move in reverse, but not in drive. The loud pop you heard was the forward gear band breaking. From this point you have two options...either have the transmission rebuilt or replaced.

Jun 11, 2010 | 1992 Dodge Dakota

2 Answers

Could frozen e brakes cause car not to go forward, car moves easy in reverse


No. An emergency brake on the 86 camaro engages the pads against the rotor and the vehicle would not move either in reverse or forward. It sounds like you have a gear problem in the transmission that could be related to either solenoid or actual gear wear. Assuming the vehicle is being MOVED as you say while the engine is running.. thus providing the energy to move it.. Going in reverse has the solenoid engaged one way, drive the other way. Solenoid sounds damaged at this point. Unfortunately this probably will require a transmission rebuild.

Jun 06, 2010 | 1986 Chevrolet Camaro

1 Answer

Car does not drive forward but works in reverse


Sad to say but your automatic transmission has bit the dust.

Jul 24, 2009 | 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier

2 Answers

When i put my car in reverse it won't move but will drive forward perfect and is full of transmission fluid


Assuming this is an automatic transmission, odds are you have lost a band in your transmission, this will require a rebuild,  you may also notice it will fail to shift into high gear as well?

Oct 29, 2008 | 1984 Oldsmobile Delta 88

Not finding what you are looking for?
2003 Chevrolet Malibu Logo

Related Topics:

585 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Chevrolet Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75807 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22133 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8172 Answers

Are you a Chevrolet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...