engine chatter on start up

Asked by Feb 18, 2009 at 07:48 PM about the 2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8 S

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i have a chatter noise on start up. just a short time from the engine

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45

my 05 spec v does it too. mine usually does it when its cold out or the car's been sittting for awhile

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sounds like valve noise. I don't have anything that new, but that's what older cars generally do... You may have to adjust them.

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