View Full Version : Oil pump check valve seat.
08-07-2007, 06:57 PM
I need to know a proven method for reseating the "ball seat" of the "check valve" on a 1976 flh with a stock oil pump. the pump was removed for rebuilding and then reinstalled with a new "ball".When the bike sit's for two to three weeks it pukes about a half quart of oil on the floor.
I recommend having someone who does repairs on pumps all the time. I highly recommend this fella. Paps
08-11-2007, 11:43 AM
I have the same problem with a 61 XLCH. The mechanic I have used, says to place the ball in the seat, then use a moderate blow with a brass drift to re-seat the ball/seat. I tried this, and still have the same problem. I'll keep this URL for a reference.
08-14-2007, 07:53 PM
Its a lot harder to properly dress a pump that has been whacked with a punch than one that is worn by service.
This is one circumstance where barnyard methods can really hurt.
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