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Engine knocking on and off

2003 Mini cooper S with 65K miles.
Most of the time it goes away after the engine warms up, but not every time. It mostly knocks while at idle.

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Inspect the harmonic balancer.
When the crank turns there is a rubber buffer between the pully and crank portions of the balancer that could have let go causing an engine knock like noise.

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