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Engine noise?

Friend of mine has a 2009 Royal Star Venture and about 10-15 seconds after he starts it there is a rattle almost sounds like a loose valve only louder goes away after about 30-60 seconds anyone have this happen?
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My guess is when the engine is shout off whatever valves that are under spring pressure will bled off over time and will have a air pocket that will take a short time move on out.
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Valves

The Royals Star engine is nothing like the Liner engine. But, there have been a very few early Liners with lifters collapsing while setting. They quiet down as soon as the oil pumps them back up. Yamaha repaired the ones I know of under warrenty. The charge I saw to Yamaha was just under $700.

I think Royalstars have a five year warrenty? I would talk to your dealer.

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