(Foster City, CA)
I bought this car new and it has been a good luck car until recently. My mechanic removed & installed a new Delco heavy duty starter after the starter started to sound like it was flying apart. While still in the shop only the Brake & Check Engine light came on when the ignition was turned. No clicks or anything. We thought the anti-theft has engaged so my mechanic did something under the hood to override that. My car started and I had no problems for about a week. Went shopping and after starting and stopping a few times, same thing happened. Turned the key and only the dash lights came on. Tried several times and then went back shopping for a while. Came back to the car and this time it started. During the course of about 1 month, this happened 3 times and of course wouldn't happen while in the shop. My mechanic cleaned all connections between the starter and the ignition. But now, there is a combination of two problems and they might be related. After I start my car, I put my automatic gear lever into reverse to back out of the garage and I might instead go forward. OR sometimes I put in into drive and it might go backwards. There are times my gear lever slides back and forth with no resistance and then finally after a while I can feel it catch again. Sometimes I can't get it into Park and so I have to keep my foot
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