Q: My car won't shift into gear

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Yes my question is that I have noticed that my car is not changing gears from park to drive, or any other gear for that matter. I don't know if this has any relevance or not. But, I have noticed when I turn the ignition switch on to start the car, sometimes, I won't hear it make that dinging sound, as to let you know the car has turned over. Also, I've noticed that the times that it don't are the times when my car has a problem going from park to Drive. Also, if I let the car run for a moment or so I have a better chance of my car shifting gears. Alas, if I rev up my car for a moment that helps too. Any advice you have would be appreciated. Thank-You. P.S I have a 96 oldsmobile cutlas. It's also an Automatic.

My car has 30 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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