Cranks Slow Won't Start New Battery
Now this is a good example of just how badly oil soaked these starters get in the 3.0l 12v engines. This one was to the point of barley contacting causing a very slow crank just like a weak battery. In this video I how you why it was doing this and how to change the starter out. Point being be vigilant on your oil leaks and cleaning up or covering your starter during oil changes or this can happen. This concern is very easily misdiagnosed by shops that are less familiar with this design.