why shifter will not let car go in gear when appling brake pedal. on 2000 Volkswagen Jetta

when applying brake pedal brake lights will not work and car will not go in gear. what part may not be working.

by in Appleton, WI on January 10, 2012
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1 answer
ANSWER by , January 10, 2012
Brake light switch at the brake pedal was a common failure, you need brake light switch input to allow the transmission to be removed from PARK position.