I just installed a rebuilt 3800 engine in my 2003 Lesabre. On initial startup, it didn't get oil throughout the motor. Do I need to prime the oil system?

Asked by Sep 11, 2014 at 10:31 AM about the 2003 Buick LeSabre Limited

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1 Answer

I took down a post because it was vague and possibly misleading. Have a look at this site. http://www.crankshaftcoalition.com/wiki/How_to_prep_and_start_a_rebuilt_engine

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Where can I find the computer on a 1989 Buick LeSabre? 47 answers

    I have a 1989 Buick LeSabre that stalls out while in motion. Seems to happen when a part gets too hot. After sitting for awhile, I can drive for awhile again. Assume it is the Computer or the Catalyt...

    1989 Buick LeSabre

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • My 2003 LeSabre over heated 1 answer

    My 2003 LeSabre over heated Friday, I had it towed to my mechanic and he replaced a plastic connector for the cooling system, he replaced it with a metal one. He was concerned about the color of the...

    2003 Buick LeSabre Limited

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • how to remove a dash cover buick lesabre 2004 276 answers

    2004 Buick LeSabre

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2002 Buick Lesabre Engine Explosion 9 answers

    I have a 2002 Buick LeSabre with 123,000 miles. The car was in excellent condition. One day, I went to start the car and there was a loud explosion under the hood. The engine ran, but it raced at v...

    2002 Buick LeSabre Limited

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • how do i check the oil in the supercharger 25 answers

    I have a 1995 buick riviera with 3800 supercharger and can not find where to check and replace the oil for the supercharger.

    1995 Buick Riviera Supercharged Coupe

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Buick LeSabre Questions

Buick LeSabre Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 2,080
#2 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 1,760
#3 Austin Gaboda
Austin Gaboda
Reputation 1,410
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Buick Park Avenue
440 listings starting at $4,991
Used Chevrolet Impala
521 Great Deals out of 31,726 listings starting at $1,450
Used Buick Century
825 listings starting at $1,800
Used Buick Regal
116 Great Deals out of 10,863 listings starting at $3,995
Used Honda Accord
812 Great Deals out of 84,287 listings starting at $1,050
Used Toyota Camry
1,002 Great Deals out of 90,919 listings starting at $650
Used Cadillac DeVille
7 Great Deals out of 1,640 listings starting at $1,999
Used Chevrolet Malibu
950 Great Deals out of 79,668 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford Taurus
249 Great Deals out of 20,434 listings starting at $699
Used Mercury Grand Marquis
31 Great Deals out of 1,804 listings starting at $2,250
Used Chevrolet Monte Carlo
21 Great Deals out of 1,408 listings starting at $1,995

Used Cars For Sale

2005 Buick LeSabre Limited For Sale
84 listings starting at $2,495
2004 Buick LeSabre Limited For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 91 listings starting at $1,588

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.