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Re: Start-up noise (archive)

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Posted by ritter on January 04, 2000 at 00:17:31:

In Reply to: Start-up noise posted by Steve on January 03, 2000 at 17:41:53:

From what I have read on M3 articles...the clattering noise is the engine's lack of oil. The oil drips to the bottom, so at startup it makes the noise. Once the oil saturates the moving parts, the noise stops. Mine has the same noise, but several sources indicate it is normal.

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