Originally Posted by ilganeli
Before you do anything else , try topping off the oil and see if it smooths out.
While that "may help", if it's making that much noise, it's just a matter of time before it's totally done.
There is a "slight chance" it's a bad TB tensioner, but I wouldn't bet on it. A bad TB tensioner usually sounds different.
PS, topping it off with 60wt oil will likely quiet the engine down some....sorta....for a little bit......