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I have a 2003 ford focus zetec and have a noisy tappet type noise when it is cold it then disapears and does not return till car has stood for about 6hours

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Normal. Depending on the amount of miles, many small engines have cam taps. try switching to a slightly heavier oil. It will quiet it down most likely. Not too heavy, however. My ford probe does the same thing when cold.

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