Slow start

Asked by Sep 21, 2017 at 06:47 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2007 Tundra 5.7.mV8. When I turn the key in crank over 4-
5 times then fires. Sounds idntical to a low charge on
battery. I changed battery (same) starter is 6 months old
alternator runs car when battery is disconnected while
running. What else should I look at? I also checked
ground at fender and cleaned and now am checking
ground at block.....all other electrical runs fine and does
not appear weak.

2 Answers

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check the spark plugs. start with a visual inspection of each.

3,605

Don't disconnect batt. cables when the car is running , use a multi tester to check batt. and alt. Scan for codes even if the light ain't on .

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