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Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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Pearl. I was delivered my brand new zero turn cub cadet

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Hi Pearl. I was delivered my brand new zero turn cub cadet with a 23 horsepower Kohler engine. After running for 30 mins it stopped and will only stayed cranked for 5 seconds. The low oil pressure light is on but it has all new oil and the oil filter is tight. What can I do.
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Customer: Not really. It is brand new. I did check the gas filter but it is new and was clean.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
If the oil light is on, the engine will shut down. The oil pressure is low, or the oil sender is bad. With new mower I would be getting dealer to check it! You could remove the oil switch wire, but if the engine has no oil pressure, you would damage the engine and void the warranty!