a flush usually does no good... the only way to check for a stripped converter is removal... they are not common for this..its likely a cvt belt failure here is the tsb.....these units are common for failure I don't know any tranny shop or dealer that will open them up and repair them
No Movement in Drive or Reverse with or without DTC P0741, P0742, P0841, P1756, P1758, or P1882 (Replace Case Cover Assembly and Filter)
2002 Saturn VUE - Retrofitted with a 2003 or 2004 VT25E (VTi) Transaxle (RPO M16/M75)
2003-2004 Saturn ION
2003-2005 Saturn VUE
with VT25E (VTi) Transaxle (RPO M16/M75)
This bulletin is being revised to add additional Correction information. Please discard Corporate Bulletin Number 04-07-30-024D (Section 07 - Transmission/Transaxle).
Some customers may comment on the vehicle not moving in the "D" (Drive) or "R" (Reverse) gear selection positions. In many cases, the transaxle will also produce an audible grind or whine noise when attempting to operate in drive or reverse. The Service Engine Soon (SES) telltale may be illuminated with DTCs P0741, P0742, P0841, P1756, P1758, or P1882 set.
This condition may occur when the VT25E transaxle belt has malfunctioned.