Hey, I need help!
I am hearing a grinding noise on my 325ci 2003 right after the engine starts up for 1-2 seconds, ONLY on a cold start. Sounds like the starter to me. has anyone else had this problem? and what did you do?
kinda sounds like trying to start an already started engine just after the engine starts, and lasts for only a second? yep. i think the starter is sticking. happens only on cold starts. mine does. so far im not worried about it. when the starter hangs on for more than a second, then ill have bmw replace it. but it has only happened since the real cold part of winter has set in.
Same model and year and mine did the grinding noise a few times. Now it wont start at all so i did a jump start to make sure its not the alternator. Jump start worked now time to fab my way into the motor to replace the starter! Wish me luck.:banghead:
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