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2007 Dodge Grand Caravan Question: 3.8litter upper knocking noise when i first start it in the morning

 

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bri1277, Utica, NY, February 19, 2012, 18:58
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it stopes after one minute it only has 65,000 miles on it and i use 10w30 oil every 3,000 miles.love the van but dodge messed this motor up.

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    February 19, 2012, 20:08
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    could be piston slap...on newer vehicles, the pistons were made with a short side skirt causing them to have a bit of movement when cold. as long as it goes away, i would not worry about it.

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