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My 2003 Galant has a lound knocking noise when started on 50f and below freezing temps. It eventualy goes away after warming up to Normal running temp.

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  • ksc02 Mar 03, 2009

    I posted the origional problem and want to add that the oil weight is 5W-30 and just recently changed.

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Sounds like in cold temperature there is a lack of oil to vital moving parts of engine. Try changing oil to a lighter weight for example 5w-30 or 10w-30. After doing this have oil pressure checked manually with a handheld guage and make sure there is good oil pressure in engine. Good luck and thanks for using FIX YA.

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