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I have a 2005 huyundai accent 5 door manual, When i go to start the car in the morning and the engine is still cold i have a tappet noise that last for around 10 seconds every time i start the car cold. I put expensive oil and service my car every 10,000 kilometres. it is well looked after and when i take it to the mechanise they say its normal but i don't want anything worse to happen, I want it changes or fixed, Whats the best option for me? Thanks

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Try running a lighter wieght motor oil in the winter, the tapping noise is from the lifters on the cam shaft. its really not a problem but if it bothers you thats my suggestoin

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