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When starting, car makes noise like a chain rattling
I get this strange sound like a small chain rattling when I first start my car and start driving. I think it goes away after the car gets warmed up, but I can't really tell since I'm driving, but I don't normally hear it at stops.
I can't really tell if it's coming from the front or the rear of the car either.
either an exhaust shield falling off which is no big deal, but sounds like a lifter colapses while sitting over night kinda thing. If it is only when you start it, it will make noise until sufficient oil pressure is built up in the lifter and then it will go away.
Drives: 2000 Kia Sephia LS, 1999 Kia Sephia, 1998 Kia Sportage 4x4
with 50,000 miles i wouldn't think that there'd be anything serious wrong with it to cause low oil pressure. have you checked the oil level? any idea what kind of oil filter they used? and have you figured out if it's coming from the front or the back of the car yet?
"One who is slack in his work is brother to one who destroys."
Possibly a bent spacer plate between the engine and tranny? If the tranny or engine has been worked on it could be that. easy to check start the car and see if the noise is coming from the spacer plate between the engine and tranny
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