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Ford Contour 1998

The car sometimes stalls while driving, and other times it seems like all poweris drained from battery. then if there is enough power i wiggle the shifter and it will start. Does anyone know what the problem might be?

You mean like the lights, gauges, all that stuff fades away? That sounds like a weak alternator to me.

The gear shifter moves the neutral safety switch (aka: gear selector position switch). The shifter and/or switch need adjustment, or replacement. Use the repair manual for the adjusting or replacing instructions. The repair manual is the best tool you can have in your tool box.