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You might be interested in this question: What are the audible symptoms of a failing starter motor? The diagnosis in that question and answer period was that I probably had an aging starter motor (correct).
If it's a manual transmission, possibly the starter motor is slow to disengage and is grinding against the flywheel as the engine is firing up. The low oil is very suspicious though and doesn't go along with that. Could just be a coincidence. Or, could be pointing to something far worse. However, engine related startup scary noises are normally more of a ...
Turns out, it was the alternator that was getting weak or eventually dying. I took my car to the shop because my battery light came on whenever I started one morning and eventually had to tow it to the shop because my car died. The alternator broke and the bearings in the water pump were shot and needed replacing, according to the shop. Now with a new ...
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