transmission overhaul on 1997 Honda Accord

car wouldn't pull; drive only betw. 10 - 20 mi n box console betw the 2 fr.seat gets very hot

2 answers
poss plugged catt. see muffler shop and ck for plugged catt
check fluid level. may be low. if not low but dark then due change. if milky or muddied than contaminated.
bring to tranny shop for diagnostic. tech. will advise.
engine temp. gauge flashing? then possible clogged cat.s.