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Old 03 Dec 2017, 05:04 pm
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Very small update

I checked the battery - 12.74 volts

Hooked up jumper cable and it still turns over very slowly.

Cleaned the grounds and there was no change.

Unplugged the cam sensor - no change

Fuel pump sounds like it's working. I don't have a pressure gauge to check it. Might try to rent one from Auto Zone tomorrow.

And surprise! It is no longer throwing any codes. I didn't disconnect the battery so....

I'll have more time to play with it tomorrow.

Thanks again for the help
If you have time check the battery voltage as you are cranking it to see if it has enough voltage. This might indicate why your engine is turning over slowly. Also as already posted if the battery voltage is 10.5 volts or lower when you are cranking it check the positive and negative battery contacts on both ends. Until this is done you might be wasting time checking other ideas.

Post when you do this and we can help you in the right direction.
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Old 05 Dec 2017, 07:35 pm
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Default Re: No Start - ideas?

Time for an update... It's running!

Turns out the Alternator was seized. At least that's why it was turning over slowly. Once that was addressed it still wouldn't start but it seemed to be trying harder. The more I tried to start it, the more it sputtered. It was almost as if the hydraulic lifters had bled down from sitting and needed to get pumped back up. Eventually it caught and it's been running for a while now. No codes either

Thanks again for all the ideas and help that was offered. I really appreciate it.
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Old 05 Dec 2017, 08:06 pm
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Time for an update... It's running!

Turns out the Alternator was seized. At least that's why it was turning over slowly. Once that was addressed it still wouldn't start but it seemed to be trying harder. The more I tried to start it, the more it sputtered. It was almost as if the hydraulic lifters had bled down from sitting and needed to get pumped back up. Eventually it caught and it's been running for a while now. No codes either

Thanks again for all the ideas and help that was offered. I really appreciate it.
Thanks for posting the fix. This explains the OBDII Scan codes you are were getting especially the P0622 - Generator Field Not Switching.
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Yep, thanks for letting us know. I was wondering what the heck was going on with that.
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