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

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.

by in Utica, NY on February 19, 2012
1 answer
ANSWER by on February 19, 2012
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.