As verbs the difference between crankling and cranking
is that crankling
is while cranking
As a noun cranking is
the act by which something is cranked.
The act by which something is cranked.
* 1983 , Operator's Manual: Truck Tractor, Line Haul, 50,000 GVWR, 6 x 4, M915
- The engine temperature warning lamp should illuminate when the starter button is depressed. Do not depress Engine Start button for more than 15 seconds with two minute intervals between crankings .