Mechanics

KIA OPTIMA OIL PUMP PROBLEM

2003 Kia Optima • 4 cylinder FWD Automatic • 160,000 miles

I have put a new timing belt on my kia optima I lined all marks up titen the belt hand truned crank two full truns but the oil pump sporket takes three truns for it to line up with all the other markes
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Rred50
July 30, 2011.



As long as it lines up, it should be fine. Remember the gear is smaller and will not run at the same speed as the other gears.