cant get the car started after i just put a new battery in. on 1992 Mazda MX-3

so i replaced the batttery and bought a new one.. but the light on the outside will work but not on the inside. we cant get it out of park into nuetral to take to a shop. my dad said before it would turn on but when youd push on the gas it woiuldn't go. he thought it was the gas pump. but not sure what it is now. please help

by in Herriman, UT on March 24, 2011
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ANSWER by , March 24, 2011
Are you certain all cables are connected appropriately? Also, can you verify the replacement battery is fully charged? You are saying the outside headlights and such work, but not the dash lights?
COMMENT by , March 25, 2011
ya its fully charged i just bought a new one yesterday. but i think it might be the cable terminals are just old and probably need to be replaced . the car has been sitting there for a while. and just the headlights work nothing else.