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Replaced the starter took it to the mechanic but my car stil has a problem, It starts sometimes and sometimes it does not. Someone mentioned it had a computer problem

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What you describe is very common on your car.
Failure of the crankshaft position sensors are common on your particular model year.
The replacements are an improved design.

Get someone to extract the diagnostic trouble codes for you, or I can explain so that you can do it yourself.

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Check to see is the battery is ok and check to see if it the connetion are all fastened properly. Computer issues are usually a mass problem meaning everything start to malfunction. Check your amperage

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