Without hearing the noises, it would be hard to say what it is. It could
even be a normal Purge control valve making the noise. I would start with
making sure you have oil in the engine
Could be collapsed piston skirts, or sticky wrist pins.
on my daughter's 98 twin cam I ran some MMO in the oil and the cold
tap went away. I'm sure it was wrist pins dragging a bit on that one.
It used to suck bat a bit of oil as well - and that problem is also
history now - suspect the rings were a bit sticky. Oil gets changed
every 3 months or so - which is usually under 5000Km.
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