RE:punto starting

Have a punto sporting 1.2 16v and on start up on cold mornings the engine gives a very loud knocking noise until it heats up.any body come across such a problem

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Do have a Punto Sporting 16v (2000) also. Same problem over here. Seems to be one of the hydraulic valves. I think it will not harm as long as you don't rev up when the engine is still cold. Mine has done 67000 kms and still running fine!! Greetz, E-Cie.

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