Download vehicles may experience difficulty starting (cranks no start). This may occur after driving the vehicle a short distance without engine reaching normal operating temperature. Examples: starting a vehicle and moving it to wash it, engine stall due to mis-application of clutch then restart. This commonly occurs at port facilities or dealer lots where vehicles are frequently started cold, moved for short distances and then turned off. This con- cern may also occur due to low cranking RPM during engine starting. A cranks, no start condition may be caused by fuel flooding resulting in either fouled spark plugs or lower than normal compression. Carefully follow REPAIR PROCEDURE “A” and refer to VIN application to determine nec- essary repair action. REPAIR PROCEDURE “A” 1. Inspect battery. Some vehicles will require battery replacement depending on VIN / production range, and / or visual iden- tification. 2005 and later Model Year vehicles DO NOT require battery replacement unless battery fails testing. Use the inspection procedure below to determine if battery replacement is necessary. a. Is the vehicle built after June 1, 2004 (starting with VIN JM1FE17******139714) – YES – Battery type is OK (Panasonic JIS 75D23L), go to STEP 2.