Welcome to JustAnswer, my name is XXXXX XXXXX I'm here to help get your problem resolved. Is it a V6 or a 4 cylinder engine? Thanks
V6. Regularly serviced.
Wouldn't this start to show some problem gradually? It's actually done this off an on for three years and other than that no problems whatsoever..only when I make a hard turn, park with wheels still turned, turn off ignition and then put in park.
OK...what I find odd is that it works perfectly fine all the time unless I do this combo: hard turn, park, turn off ignition, shift into park. that's the only time it does this. and it is only about twice a year that it does it....not increasing in frequency. If I remember to shift into park before turning off the ignition, there is no problem ever. It's stuck in an auto garage at present so I was wondering if the the "turn the wheels all the way left and right" might work ? What does that do exactly?
I wouldn't leave you a negative rating. I've researched and other people have had this problem with this year/model/make..they've spent lots of time/money having everything checked and replaced only to have it continue....someone mentioned the possibility of a transwitch issue whatever that is...basically...it is like the car thinks it is still in drive so that is why it doesn't start. Weird. Maybe someone else has experienced it, so if you want to open it up to someone else that's fine. I'm not bothered..it's a tricky thing.
If it was something like the transmission switch you wouldn't here a click sound. The transmission switch allows voltage to be sent to the starter solenoid which is making the click. Usually people who post things on forums are not trained technicians and are just guessing without any real knowledge of how the system works. If you would like me to open up question for another opinion, just let me know. Thanks.
No problem, do not reply or question will be locked to me only. Someone else will reply automatically when they can help but since it is late they will probably not reply tonight. If someone does not reply within a day or two then it is probably safe to say there are no different opinions. Let me know what fix ends up being, thanks and have a good night.