1999 Volkswagen Beetle Q&A

1999 Volkswagen Beetle Question: i'm having to place the car in park it wont start until putting gear in (n) are

are between (n-d) in order for it to crunk i replace the stoplight switch sence i thought that what it was but it wasn't so now this problem causeing me too not have no brake lights on my car please help me figure this out????!!!!!! -
Answer 1
possible neutral safety switch -