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Old 01-22-2013, 12:29 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by CDNFocusFan View Post
The temperature gauge is all the way cold and it take 15-20 minutes to reach normal operating temperature.

My suspension is squealing loudly over even small bumps, it's like my tires have dog squeaky toys on them it's insanely loud. I can't identify the squeak's location, but am assuming it's suspension.
Sounds like my car this morning (-4*F). Super squeaky and it didn't get to operating temperature until a mile onto the highway (~3 miles / 10 minutes) - of course, I don't have a block heater.

EDIT: -40*C? Holy Christ.
2012 FF Ti HB Kona Blue, DCT, Built 5/24/2011, 401A + Ti Handling Package, Parking Technology Package, Winter Package, Moonroof, and MFT w/NAV at v3.8 157k miles and counting...
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