Originally Posted by riccnick
I noticed earlier this week, (because it did it again) that it was very humid and about 75°F. Only took two times to start, both times waiting for the gauge sweep / prime. I also noticed the next day, that when I started it, it made a funny groaning noise when it fired up, almost like the a/c compressor clutch was slipping. (A/C off and defrost off, btw)
On an Accord I owned a sound like you described used to mean that the battery is close to it's end of life or is seriously under-charged.