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Does the snifter feel loose and wobbly?
It sounds like the shift linkage is out of alignment, but it's strange that it won't move. After idling in park for a few minutes did you check the level again? Sometimes when they are really low you have to run them for a few minutes to get the air out of the system to get it to go into gear.
It's possible that there is tarnish buildup in the transmission lines or in the torque converter that is not allowing fluid to flow. I think your idea of pulling one of the lines to see if it pumps fluid out is a good idea, just be ready in case it is pumping normally; that's a lot of fluid pressure.
You might also have to pull the pan on the transmission to make sure the filter hasn't disintegrated and isn't allowing fluid to pump.
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