is a grating noise when starting the engine normal

Asked by Apr 24, 2015 at 08:55 AM about the 2001 Volkswagen Beetle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

or is it indicative of a starter motor problem

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If you do not hear it after engine cranks and running,it will be a starter issue.

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