dead starter? or one time low battery?

so
have this 3.8l 10 year old lincoln cont
yesterday after stopping it would not start
click click click
aaa guy came, cleaned loose and slightly corroded terminals,
used jump battery pack nothing bang in the starter and whirrrrrrr, started right up
so it started but "dying starter"
went to my mechanic type and he can't get to it until he gets back from killing 4 legged animals next week
drove home, parked it
turned the key
started right up
tried this morning
started right up
so????????
what to do? have it replaced or?? maybe it got stuck on a bad spot that the low juice going to it stuck, but now it is ok?
what to do
thanks
bill
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snipped-for-privacy@nwlink.com wrote:

Typically, this is an indication of a dead spot in the starter windings. If the starter stops spinning right on the dead spot, then it won't work next time. If it stops in a good spot, the starter will work.
Time for a new starter.
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well that was the consensus of 50+ years of auto experience
but what do you think about the roll of the dice for the next 5 days until he gets back from the hills
let it sit or rick it?
bill
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I wouldn't drive it...but if you're stuck without a car, carry a hammer, and reach under there and bang it while a helper turns the key.
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well it didn't leave the garage until the mobile mechanic picked it up this morning, back in a few hours with it working
oh
had to bang on it to get it to kick over
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