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Probably came from a main bearing. Nothing you can do except keep the oil changed, and keep an eye on it. Sometimes something will get caught up in one of the bearings just long enough to cause the shavings, and then dislodge. If it's not knocking, or rattling, or making any other noise i wouldn't really worry about it. But like i said, keep an eye on it, if the shavings return, or get worse, take it to a shop and have them drop the pan on it to check things out.

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