Check the engine light to see if its good, if it is, and still no light, check the pickups of the back of the gauges. Especially if your shift indicator doesn't work, shares a pickup with your Check Engine Light. Had to replace my gauges becase the pickups were corroded. Still no luck, use this:
Was invaluable for me, my problem was a loose terminal.
And while you have the meter out check the power to the fuel pump.
This shows how to fix the ECM, never done it myself, but my geek friends say its the way to do it.
Good luck squirrley, keep your stick on the ice, we're all in this together.