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#43: 12-20-2010, 09:51 AM
 Max Capacity
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Originally Posted by Nathan Lindeman View Post
I have the same problem with my 05 LGT. When it's cold, pretty much anywhere below 0 C I get a sort of grinding whirring sound that lasts for only about .5 of a second then goes. It does taper off but very quickly almost abruptly and it sounds like the starter. If I shut the car off and start it again, no noise. When the car is warm, it doesn't do it. I think I need to spend some time speaking to some service people at Subaru to try and figure it out. That and my brake problem....
I see your new here. Mine has been doing this for years. Still on the oem starter.
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