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Old 08-04-2016, 10:08 AM   #1
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whine after starting

my 2000 boxster runs great but in the cold weather it ha a very loud whine when it starts up-sounds like a high pitched buzz saw- that goes away completely in 10-2- seconds. It does not do it in warm weather or if the car has been warmed up and restarted in cold weather. It has been doing it for a few winters-no real change.
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Old 08-04-2016, 10:19 AM   #2
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Maybe starter solenoid sticking? This can be cleaned and lubricated as a DIY.
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Old 08-04-2016, 12:04 PM   #3
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SAI fan with bad bearings?
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Old 08-04-2016, 05:25 PM   #4
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buddy had this on his. $1000 later it was fixed, new starter...
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Doesn't sound like starter

10 seconds would be a really long time for a starter to hang. Lasts more like half a second to a full second. Starter also grinds when warm too.

Can you record sound and post it on Youtube?

Here is example of starter grinding when it doesn't disengage quickly enough.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c6ml7rDvA7U
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I am betting it is the SAI.
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my starter made a sound like a "turkey call" some mornings when i starter it up cold. I replaced with a new starter. took about an hour. Starter cost me just over $100 off ebay. works great now. no turkey call at startup any more.
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