Ltd- Oil Temperature Sensor


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EasyBadger
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Ltd- Oil Temperature Sensor

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Hi Everybody,

I found on my Ltd, that the oil temperature is not displayed on the dash. I searched where the sensor is situated on the engine but couldn't find anything about it. It is in the wiring diagram but this is it.

Every help is appreciated.

Safe rides,
Jens



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Re: Ltd- Oil Temperature Sensor

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I'm thinking that it's a oil pressure sending unit.
Not positive but if you look on the right side of the engine block...on the top..above the brake lever area ..you may find a round fitting screwed into the block.It may be about 2 inches tall with a wire off the top of it.

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Re: Ltd- Oil Temperature Sensor

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It is possible that the pressure switch and the sensor are in the same housing, but I´m not sure.

Safe rides,
Jens

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Re: Ltd- Oil Temperature Sensor

Post by Rednaxs60 »

Oil Pressure switch is where virgilmobile has explained. Here is a picture of this pressure switch:


The oil temp switch is on the lower front right side of the transmission case:


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Re: Ltd- Oil Temperature Sensor

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Thanks a lot for your help Ernest. Now I know where to start my troubleshooting.

Safe rides,
Jens



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