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Who's there? The Engine (unfortunately) for about a second on every cold start. The knocking lasted for a few seconds right after start-up after changing the oil. Anyone else experience this with the 14?
 

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I dont have a 14 but as far as i know most or even all bikes will have that knocking sound after an oil change or even on a cold start up as the bike has to lift the oil from the sump into the motor to lube everything before that sound will go away.
 

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don't worry, it's the hidraulic cam chain tensioner. I'll always be there but only for a second or so. If more than that, then something is wrong. It's normal with this kind of cam thain tensioner config.
 

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I have had the rattle also,it will get worse in time,i have recently replaced my hydrolic tensioner with a ape manual tensioner,and no more rattle at all on start up,hope this helps.
 
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