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Old 01-18-2013, 06:20 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by giles007 View Post
It sounds like your block heater may not be working. My car never cranks that long when plugged in, and it started up right away in -19 weather (sorry baby). It does take 5 to 10 minutes for the coolant to heat up.
If you pop your engine cover off you could see/feel if it is still plugged into the block.
Really eh? This morning mine cranked for 15-17 seconds and was really not enjoying the cold. There's a loud whistling when it first starts which I think are the active grill shutters. Sounds like a referee's whistle, also 2 high pitched squeaks.

I hate this $*#*%( weather.
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