I was writing up one of my typical long-winded-but-light-on-real-content narrative posts, but you know what? I’ll spare you.
Suffice it to say: it’s been three weeks, the transmission still doesn’t feel right but it’s better, and I’m done dealing with these clowns barring catastrophic failure.
And the Altima I rented? It didn’t suck, although as someone who hasn’t otherwise spent any meaningful time behind the wheel of a car built in the last 8 years, my definition of “suck” is probably different than most others’.