Excessive engine noise after cold start on Hyundai Veracruz

Excessive engine noise may be noted after a cold start. If the engine oil level is correct this type of noise is commonly caused by faulty timing chain tensioners. Our technicians tell us that revised chain tensioners are available to correct this issue.

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Average mileage: 74,200 (39,000–130,000)
4 model years affected: 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011
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2007 Hyundai Veracruz 78,000 mi,
I have a 2007 Veracruz. When I start it up it make a noise but stop once its warmed up
2008 Hyundai Veracruz 84,800 mi,
Rattling noise upon car start and acceleration
2008 Hyundai Veracruz 68,000 mi,
I am being told it is the Cam shaft and needs replacement - $3,600
engine noise on cold start.............dealer says not tensioner...............had car 2 weeks and no action...........waiting on Hyundai....................will go nose to nose on Tues and try to get answers........ this problem use to be a leaking valve guide.............went to dealer today......dealer will install new short block this week..........!!!!short block installed no charge.....nice............mechanic said it may have been caused by last oil change ran the engine briefly without any oil.........but can't be sure...................nice warranty job.........thumbs up to Allen Hyundai Gulfport MS