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2009 Ford F350 5.4 will not start. Slow turning over. New…

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2009 Ford F350 5.4...

2009 Ford F350 5.4 will not start. Slow turning over. New battery, starter, and new ignition switch. Key tumbler has not been changed.

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?

Battery is new, just got it. Also replaced battery cables with Ford cable harness.

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your F350 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes, I started by replacing a dead battery. Still slow cranking, then replaced the starter. Still slow cranking. Did a voltage drop test. cables failed the test, so I replaced the cables. Still slow cranking. Replaced ignition switch. Still slow cranking, no start.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

I think that's it.

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Ford Mechanic: EricFromCT, Ford Technician replied 5 months ago

Have you tried to remove the serpentine belt and then try to start it?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Sorry I haven't gotten back to you. Was off on vacation for a week and a half. Today is my first day back. Thanks for your suggestion, I removed the serpentine belt and the engine turned freely. The AC compressor was frozen. Thanks again.
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