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      10-19-2012, 03:06 PM   #140
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Originally Posted by FormulaMMM View Post
I believe it. What I'm trying to say is that perhaps there would be even more accounts of the noise if most started the car with the driver's door open, windows open.

In Mike's video above it's audible, but probably wouldn't be noticed inside the cabin all closed up. More often than not my cold start resembles what's heard in Mike's video, and not the particularly loud grind in the video I posted.
Exactly... If I listen for it (and depending on how long the car has been sitting unstarted), I can hear it with the windows and doors closed. But I would only expect 1% of people to hear it in this situation unless they were specifically looking for it.
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