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Piston slap? (archive)

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Posted by John A on April 25, 2002 at 03:34:31:

In Reply to: Ice Cold Engine Noise ( Not Timing chain Tens) posted by Chuck on April 25, 2002 at 02:10:00:

Ice Cold Engine
Blip the throttle
Clatter as engine reaches idle for ~1 sec. not before
Will not clatter @ idle either.
Can NOT be heard @ any RPM between 1K - 2.5K
Goes away after 1 min of running

Seems to be worse in warm weather. Last summer
This spring. Didn't hear it much over the winter.
Valve clearance good.

Make sense anyone?

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