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 Sedan FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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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

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