You have the switches in the wrong holes. One is normally open and one is normally closed. Unplug the switch, use a 24mm or 15/16" wrench to unscrew from the trans. Inspect the threads, one is slightly longer than the other one and you may have damaged the switch body.
On an NB car, the switch with the SINGLE plastic connector goes to the upper hole.
On an NA, the long wire goes on the top. The short wire switch should have green wires. The original design used a red wire. The updated switch( green wire) is to help the "stuck in reverse" problem on 1.6 transmissions.
On VVT cars you must plug in all the switches, I don't know what the actual wireing issue is, but unplugging the switches costs horsepower. 90-2000 can unplug the switches.
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