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Probably a lifter that is bleeding down overnight. If it gets worse, you will have to replace it or it will wear out the cam lobe. It will not hurt the engine as long as it clears up in less than a minute. Make sure you change the oil regularly and maybe try an oil additive for noisy lifters.

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