I started my car and I can't get the gear out of Park. What is the problem on 1998 Mercury Grand Marquis

Car started but will not let me put gear in drive. I have a automatic transmission.

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you may have a bad shift lock solenoid but ck for blown fuse that sends pwr to solenoid. if you have pwr ck brk light switch
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shift detent bad