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1988 z24 cavalier convertible autom. will not shift out of park.

Car sat 2 weeks in unheated garage, about 40F degrees. started it, backed it up two car lengths, let it run for 1/2 hour in 20F degree weather. shut off left outside. started it three hours later and would not shift out of park. gear shift can move to all the positions and will give the clicking sound that is normal but there is no feel of anything attached to the gear shift lever. Have left the car running up to 1/2 hour with no change. Temperature outside was always 20F or less. Could something be frozen in place or could it be a coincidence and something has broken/come apart? Car is in front of my garage and a tow truck cannot get at it and do not want to pull it backwards and put the strain on the transmission/parking gear. Help!

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It soud like a cable from the gear shifter

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