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Hi Gurus,

So last weekend I changed my front crank seal, I also installed a new harmonic balancer as the old one had seen been days.

In the process the radiator, fan and belts were removed for access.

Now I seem to have a slight clicking / grinding noise on start-up (sound almost like fan blades hitting the shroud). It only occurs when the car is cold / has sat for a while.

One thought I had is that the starter motor gear isn't disengaging quick enough and is contacting the flywheel, but I don't know why this would only happen on cold start or why the seal change would cause this.

I will try and upload a video shortly.

Thanks all!
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