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Old 12-05-2012, 09:09 AM
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Originally Posted by CantRepeat View Post
OK, don't try a different filter.
Or, do what some of the GM service bulletins say. Try a different filter. It's just a suggestion and at 5 bucks is surely worth a try, or not. Yes I know the OPs vehicle is an 02.

Service Information
2006 Chevrolet Chevy C Silverado - 2WD | Sierra, Silverado (VIN C/K) Service Manual | Document ID: 643955

Engine Noise on Start-Up, but Only Lasting a Few Seconds Cause Correction

Incorrect oil filter without anti-drainback feature
Install the correct oil filter.

Incorrect oil viscosity
•Drain the oil.
•Install the correct viscosity oil.

High valve lifter leak down rate
Replace the lifters, as required.

Worn thrust bearing
•Check the crankshaft end play.
•Inspect the thrust bearing and crankshaft.
•Repair or replace, as required.

Damaged or faulty oil filter bypass valve
•Inspect the oil filter bypass valve for proper operation.
•Repair or replace, as required.

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