1990 Buick 3.3 Oil Pump Problem

10

Asked by Oct 18, 2014 at 11:24 AM about the 1990 Buick Century Custom

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Replaced Crank Sensor,now balancer won't go in far enough to align belt

3 Answers

61,265

Make sure key stock,is not at the very back of balancer when placed on,it will scar it,and it will hold it out,check key stock.

Best Answer
10

Thanks Mark but the center part of oil pump protrudes out past the outer part about an eighth of an inch, keeping balancer from it's full inward travel. olschl43

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
61,265

Sound,s like the oil pump,may have need to be shimed back,but i have delt with this issue before,to much work to go back and remove all to shin it,but you will need a grinder or a better thing to use is a belt sander,remove harmonic balancer and grind what you need off of it to get it back where belt will aline with it,it, is this or go and remove every thing to shim the pump.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Century

Looking for a Used Century in your area?

CarGurus has 1,070 nationwide Century listings starting at $3,300.

ZIP:

Search Buick Century Questions

Buick Century Experts

#1 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 870
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 720
#3 John Pate
John Pate
Reputation 400
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Buick LeSabre
11 Great Deals out of 2,340 listings starting at $1,795
Used Buick Regal
123 Great Deals out of 10,948 listings starting at $1,850
Used Buick Park Avenue
511 listings starting at $1,400
Used Honda Accord
812 Great Deals out of 81,611 listings starting at $899
Used Toyota Camry
1,096 Great Deals out of 96,274 listings starting at $1,250
Used Buick Skylark
102 listings starting at $1,384
Used Ford Taurus
253 Great Deals out of 20,518 listings starting at $1,500
Used Honda Civic
668 Great Deals out of 77,418 listings starting at $1,000