xmission on 2000 Volkswagen Passat

why when i put my car in drive i have no power and it jumps hard in reverse

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You may be low on fluid. Check for leaks , fill as per manual. May be OK after this.
If fluid is OK , or problem still persists check for fault codes and repair accordingly.
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limp mode 4th gear fix which ever sensor you car says is bad so you car can clear out of limp other wise it will never leave limp mode with a sensor fault