Time for a little flag waving.
Purring Like A Kitten:
Picked up my ride yesterday. Only cost me a month’s rent. 😦
The fuel pump control module was the main item. No gas, no start. A cracked vacuum hose caused a lean condition contributing to the misfire. Of course, dealer labor costs are the biggest hose job around but sometimes you have to bend over and let them screw you.
I consider myself lucky. After 172K miles, this is the first major repair outside of normal wear and tear.
Then there was this: