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Have an 05 cobalt with 110,000 mile. Car only moves while in reverse. When in drive or any other gear, the gear does nothing. I can move the shifter freely, but like I said. Unless in reverse, it doesn't go anywhere

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CHECK TRANSMISSION FLUID LEVEL.IF OKAY.IF YOU HAVE NOT ALREADY DONE YET TRANSMISSION FLUID AND FILTER CHANGE IS DUE AT 100000 MILES.IF ALL IS GOOD YOU COULD HAVE FAULTY TRANSMISSION RANGE SWITCH.HAVE TRANSMISSION CODE SCAN FOR TRANSMISSION FAULT CODES.

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    shovawnsm743 May 11, 2012

    The problem with the Cobalt is that it is a closed system, there is no dipstick to check the trans fluid. My car just did this to me also. My check engine light had come on and I had the codes read and the only thing that came up was the O2 sensor, so I changed that and 2 days later I was coming up the lane to the house and my car just stopped moving forward in drive. I am pretty sure I am going to need new trans. My car has 125000 miles on it.

  • jorge blanco Dec 14, 2013

    that's the problem I have? was it really a problem in the transmission or how did you finally solve it?

  • jorge blanco Dec 14, 2013

    it won't work on drive .. but works on reverse... and 2/1 drive shifts

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