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Noise at Start Up (archive)

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Posted by John Meredith on June 05, 2000 at 06:34:23:

I have a 87/D M3 E30 with about 140,000 miles on the clock. Been running like a dream for 2 years but recently on startup the engine sounds like a diesel for about 30 secs then runs OK. Thought it might be a timing chain problem but doesn't always happen.
Car is regularly serviced and OIL level is fine.
Any idea's.

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