1988 325is grinding noise when starting.
I just bought a RED 1988 325is with 183K. over all it is a good car. It has some cancer in the rocker panels and it need some good TLC all around. This is my first post of what is to come there are a ton of little issues with this car. any way...
When I start the car there is a loud grinding noise. The griding noise continues for 3-5 sec after the motor is running. after that the engine runs fine (well as expected anyway).
My first thought is a starter problem and it is staying engaged to long, but I am not sure. Any help or hints would be greatly appreciated.
I will try to record it and post it to my website later.
PS, Other issue is the CHECK light flashes at me for the first 5-10 mins in the car. but that is for another post.