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      10-27-2012, 07:16 PM   #176
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Drives: 08 E92 M3/99 E36 M3 Coupe
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Originally Posted by italyix View Post
Started the car right now, on an incline in my driveway. Weather is 79 degrees and no rattle or grind. Car was left to sit from 2am last night. This problem must only relate to a true cold start, not just engine temp. We'll see what the dealer says Tuesday...
Absolutely. I thought that was already established? If not, then +1

The few times this happens to me is when it's cold AND when the car has been sitting for over a day. And even then it's not as loud as some of these videos. Good luck and keep us updated.
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