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    Thread: Hi, 3.2 engine makes really high pitch whining noise at cold start

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      08-11-2012 03:06 PM #1
      Hi, has anyone encounter this problem? Only during the first 10 ~ 15 secs or so after starting the car, then it goes away. What could be the cause?
      Thanks for your time.

      Jack
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      08-11-2012 06:36 PM #2
      Sounds like the secondary air pump.
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      08-11-2012 07:11 PM #3
      would you happen to know if is a simple DIY job? Thanks

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      08-11-2012 07:23 PM #4
      If you can find the fuse for it and pull it you can see if it stops making that noise at start up. Sorry don't have a DIY. Do a search for SAI delete. It stands for Secondary Air Injection
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      08-11-2012 07:33 PM #5
      awesome, thanks for the info.

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      08-11-2012 07:54 PM #6
      No problem. Post back with results.
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      08-13-2012 03:23 AM #7


      Just had a chance to look under the hood, am I missing something from the connector on the left side of the stick air box?? I didn't remember that it connects to nothing?

      Thanks.

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      08-13-2012 07:46 AM #8
      That's normal. Nothing connects there
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      08-13-2012 05:49 PM #9
      It turns out that there's one little house from the top that came loose, fitted it back in but seems little loose. That's how this fix the issue :-)

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      08-13-2012 07:55 PM #10
      Mind if you post a pic of the hose you're talking about. Just curious
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      08-13-2012 08:48 PM #11
      Sure, waiting for the ECS dogbone insert, will snap a pic at the same time, cheers.

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      08-20-2012 09:10 PM #12


      The little 90° connector on the left fell off. It hasn't been making noise after reconnecting. Seems on the loose side, maybe need to tighten with a metal clamp or zip tie.

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