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Q: Engine starts fine but it won’t shift into any gear. Panel light also does not on 2000 Volkswagen Jetta

move when going from one shift to another.
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Start by checking every fuse, and pulling the panel from around the gear selector to see if there are any wires or connectors that are gummy with spilled drinks, old food, dirt, etc...
You would be surprised how dirty it gets in there.
If your fuses are good, and the electrical connectors appear to be in good condition, let me know.
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