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I have 345 excavator the oil pressure sensor light is on…

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I have 345 b...

I have 345 b excavator the oil pressure sensor light is on dashboard is coming on and the rpm is slowing down

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the complete model and serial number of your machine?

I don t have the s/n nmb is a 345 b cat

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing this yourself? What have you tried so far?

Oil sensor and new oil pump

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the equipment mechanic to know before I connect you?

I want to know about this one first

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Technician: cat_engines_only, Other replied 1 month ago
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Hello, I am sorry no one could help you earlier.

Have you checked the actual oil pressure of the engine with a test gauge?

When does the light come on? At idle or full speed? Cold engine or hot?

Does the engine have many hours on it? Have you ever replaced the crankshaft bearings? Or, has the engine ever been rebuilt and if so, how long has it been?

Did you verify the fault by reading the engine parameters with CAT ET?

Can you get a Product status report download and post it here with the complete machine serial number? (And engine serial number?)

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