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Rasping noise when starting

When I start my '98 Millenia in the mornings, only, 50 percent of the time there is a rasping/rattling sound that is somewhat loud, but goes away quickly. It always starts right up, and the rest of the day it will start with no noise. Is this an early warning sign of some sort?

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No it is normal bicause the car is "cold". When the motor gets the working temperature the noise stop's.

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