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Cold start a ticking noise coming from the engine, it goes away after the engine is at operating temp.

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You need to give us more info about your car, based on your info i would say one of your valve lifters is bleeding off pressure when the engine is off, you can try putting 1/2 qt. of automatic transmission fluid in your engine oil, atf is a good cleaning agent and may clean your lifters up. i have done it many times

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Is it possible it might be the fuel pump is this a symptom , if it was the tension, belt, would that also give ticking noise. They told me at the dealers it was not the lifters. but they are getting in touch with kia head office to see what they got to say.

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