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My car just started making this ringig sound on wednsday when it got cold. The sound lowers when its warmed up...could it be the serpentine belt??? I have the same problem, Im going crazy trying to figure this out. The ringing only happens when its very cold, if I rev the engine a few times, it will usually stop. This started last winter, and now is a continueing problem. It does not happen at all in the summer, not even with the air conditioning. This is getting very annoying though, our mechanics here cant seem to find the problem, Im thinking of taking to the ford dealership and asking them? any ideas ANYBODY???

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Check the guards on the exhaust they could be loose if so wire them up tight

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