With the age and low mileage of this vehicle, it is very possible that it does need a valve job. When an engine sits, the top end will dry out. You start it up and it takes a while to get more lube... The dealers were doing them under warranty. Thant is less than 50k miles. You have the old style guides. They have been updated to a harder, more durable composition.
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