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2011 Sorento; V6 has bad engine knock when cold or even after it sits for 2 hrs. Brought it to dealership today and they said it was NORMAL engine noise. Engine knock normal not good KIA.
 

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I now drive a 2020 Ram Bighorn. Had an 03 LX 3.5 Sorento
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Is it a "knock" or does it sound like there is a tick caused by low oil pressure? Does it go away?
 

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It is a lower engine knock ( main bearing bleeding out ? ) Goes away after 5 secs or less.
 

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What oil filter are you using? Have you checked your oil?
 

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Normal, mine has SOME knock & RATTLEING when cold, even my 3.3L SantaFe had it when COLD! make sure you use OE oil filter and a good quality 5w-20 for winter use...Syn oil will help a tad on start-ups...
 
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