Re: Grating sound on start up
The car starts ok but just before i let the ignition go the grating kicks
in. It sounds like somethings just missing or catching , forgive my complete
lack of savvy on this, thanks.
"Dave Gower" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> "Lee Davies" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> When starting the car a grating sound is sometimes heard from under the
>> bonnet any ideas ?.
> You need to give more info. How old is the car? Does the engine turn when
> the sound happens? It could be just a vibration, but alternately a broken
> tooth on the flywheel, which requires pulling the transmission (a day's
> work in a dealer or specialized transmission shop). Only a mechanic can
> tell for sure.