Engine Knock After Cold Start May Not Be a Concern on Dodge Dynasty

Problem Description and Possible Solution

Some engines may experience a cold engine knock that lasts for three to five minutes after start-up, which is often misdiagnosed as a valve lifter noise. This noise is commonly not an indication of a failure and should not be a reliability or durability concern.

Problem Data
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Engine affected: 2.5L 4 Cylinder
4 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993
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