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Old 10-31-2005, 13:01   #1 (permalink)
Lee Davies
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Grating sound on start up

When starting the car a grating sound is sometimes heard from under the
bonnet any ideas ?.


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Old 11-01-2005, 05:01   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Grating sound on start up


"Lee Davies" <lee.davies7@tesco.net> wrote in message
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> 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.


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Old 11-15-2005, 10:01   #3 (permalink)
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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.
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> "Lee Davies" <lee.davies7@tesco.net> wrote in message
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>> 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.
>



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