2008 Dodge Charger engine knock

Tiny
GARYS1025
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  • 2008 DODGE CHARGER
  • V8
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 17,000 MILES
I have a 2008 dodge charger rt with 5.7L hemi engine recently noticed that when I first star the car theres a or what sounds to be a knock coming from engine. Eventualy the knock will subside. Should there be any concerns?
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Wednesday, August 12th, 2009 AT 5:48 PM

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Tiny
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Could be a valve lifter leakdown problem if it fades away when engine is fully warmed-up-to be on the save side check the oil pressure-could also mean oil pump or engine bearings
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Wednesday, August 12th, 2009 AT 5:53 PM

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