Q: No crank related to shifter cable?

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Now my 1995 Chrysler LHS no crank seems related to the shift cable. The other day it wouldn't start, and I put it in neutral and rolled it a couple of feet, no change, rolled it a whole car length and it started right up. We are trying to adjust the gear shift cable, but can't get the gear selector light to show it in a single gear - all the lights stay lit. My partner has loosened the gear shift cable, jacked up the car, pushed the gear thing into Park (rearmost position), then lowered the car and rocked it a bit to engage parking sprag, then tightened shift cable, but it is not starting. We believe it is in park. Any advice?

My car has 210000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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