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96 pontiac grand prix gear shift moves but wont go into gear unless you move the car by hand then it clicks and will shift

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Are you saying the automatic transmission will not shift into gear or the shifter won't move into the correct position?

It sounds like you have transmission problems but it could be that your linkage is loose or defective. Not enough information to give you a good starting place.

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