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I would not worry to much about this noise when the motor is cold; engines have clearanaces that come together at operating temperature. If this noise happens when the motor is at operating temperature then you might have a problem.

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Q: What will cause roller lifters on a 1996 Chevy Z-71 Vortec to tap on cold starts?
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