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Cold starting problems

I have a 2005 2.5 Subura Liberty which has a problem with the first start. When the engine finally starts there is a loud sound coming from the engine. This noise disappears once the engine has warmed up. I have already send big $$'s trying to find the problem with a few days later the problem reoccuring. Can you please advise whether you have seen this problem before as local Subura dealer is unhelp unless I pay A$1100 for the engine to be opened and then more $$'s to have it fixed.
I am running out of money and no one can give me a solution ??

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    a knocking noise until warmed up and re started



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Try some of the simpler things that are not so expencive to fix... battery voltage, if low could reduce fuel pressure when car hasnt been runn for a while causeing hard start... check for intake leaks etc....

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