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    hi guys getting knocking noise on start up from cold, im driving 1.8vvt sri just serviced 2 months ago, used super synth vauxhall long life oil.knocking is only there from cold.
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    From what I've heard these engines are known for bad hydraulic valve tappets. Try using a thinner oil, like 0w30.

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