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cloe0626, Auto Mechanic
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Experience:  was a mechanic in the army for four years and have been working at a dealer ship the past five years
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My 2012 Chevy Suburban 1500 with a 5.3 engine will not crank

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my 2012 Chevy Suburban 1500 with a 5.3 engine will not crank on the first try. Can you help?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
cranks perfect first time after sitting overnight. after that it will never start on the first try. cranks perfect on second try. I replaced fuel pump. still doing the same thing.
Expert:  cloe0626 replied 9 months ago.

sounds like you have a dead spot in your starter when you crank it the first time it brakes it loose if you need anything else please let me know be sure to rate my service when you get the chance

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
needs new starter?
Expert:  cloe0626 replied 9 months ago.

yes

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
starter didn't fix it. Maybe a sensor?
Expert:  cloe0626 replied 9 months ago.

possible its the crankshaft positioning sensor

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
is crankshaft positioning sensor and camshaft positioning sensor the same thing? I replaced the camshaft sensor and it didn't fix it....