I was right!
For once, anyway.
It was the starter, not the ignition!
The little car is back on the road again thanks to Larry's hard work, and help from Tim the Neighbor-With-the-Garage. Today the car passed 237,000 miles.
Maybe I'll reach that quarter-million mile mark with it yet.
'Course, I can't say too much about being right to my husband. Bad form, that.