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Q: engine knock on 1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse

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engines knocks when cold started, then slighty disapates when warmed up, but doesnt go away?
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check with a local shop and see if the engine has timing chain or belt. if it's a chain, sounds like the guides are wore. if a belt, could be stretched causing pre-ignition causing a knocking sound.