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Old 04-26-2011, 08:41 PM   #1
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Default Truck makes loud squelling grinding type noise right before starting

i went out to start my truck tonight and the truck cranks then after it cranks for a few seconds here a loud squelling grinding noise then engine starts and there is no noise. done it everytime i started the truck tonight. Anyone know what would cause this?
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Old 04-26-2011, 09:09 PM   #2
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Belt and or tensioner pulley.
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Old 04-26-2011, 09:32 PM   #3
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that would make a loud squelling griding noise right before the car starts and then go away when it starts. the squellig noise isn't there while cranking just when it is starting.
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do you think it could be my starter. battery was lit up on dash.
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Probibly alt. When u have starter engaged it may be drawing to much n shorting alt and seasign it for a few seconts. Have someone watck alt wen you start it
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could be the starter gear grinding on the flywheel.
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