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February 28, 2012, 7:44 pm

Max M

Question: rattle when starting up

my truck makes a ugly rattle sound every time i turn it on.but then it goes away and it sound fine.what could it be?

February 29, 2012, 6:10 pm

Richard W
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It could be a dry lifter that needs to pump up. Or a piston that is sloppy and needs to worm up. For the lifter one you mite want try a lifter additive. It could free the lifter up.

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