Want go into drive on 1996 Acura TL

1996 Acura will not go into drive. You have to force it. When you do it force it and start driving it acts like it wants to cut off but doesnt

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I would start with the Engine Performance Diagnostics.
So, the best way is to check the codes in the computer to see if you have a sensor that is going out.
As for the 'hard to put into Drive' problem, that sounds like a binding or worn out shift cable.