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2012 acura tl shawd engine pings when started both when cold

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2012 acura tl shawd
engine pings when started both when cold and hot goes away after about a minute or so of driving 80000 on the engine
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Acura
Expert:  acramstr replied 1 year ago.

try starting the engine cold and have someone hold it at about 1500 rpm while you listen under the hood. let me know if the noise sounds like it comes from the passenger side of the engine behind the timing cover.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no noises from the timing cover area
there are some noises from the rocker arms in the front bank