noisy lifter on start up ford taurus 2000

Just yesterday my 2000 v-6 Ford Taurus started making what sounds like loud lifters or something under the frnt vlve cover. Oil level is full. It does go
away after about 15 -20 minutes. What could this be?
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On 8/18/2015 1:18 PM, louderr wrote:

Why dont you take the valve cover off and start it up and listen? Assuming its the 2v.
Loose rocker arm. collapsed lifter pulled out rocker stud. i assume you have oil pressure at idle?
If its the 2v they had issues with the CPS shaft that drives the oil pump.
bob
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