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CLK320 Valve Train Noise

I'm considering buying a 2001 CLK320, 93K miles. The engine has a tapping noise at 1500 RPM +/-20. This moderates somewhat as engine heats, but never quits.
Is this normal for this engine? Is it a major concern? Any thoughts as to cause?
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