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My Guardian Quietsource 45kw has the "low oil pressure"

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My Guardian Quietsource 45kw has the "low oil pressure" indicator light on, and I cannot reach my servicing company (they are overwhelmed with the upcoming hurricane Irma). What can I do to troubleshoot it in case I lose power this hurricane?

Mechanic's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

Noticed the light was on yesterday. Not sure how long it has been on, but was OK 2 months ago when I had the battery changed.

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

I don't think I have any other option - the company that installed and services it won't answer their calls.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

Hurricane not expected for 2-3 more days, so I have a small window to fit this.

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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Technician: Hank F., Technician replied 10 months ago
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Hello, my name is ***** ***** I am going to assist you with this.

There is only 1 thing you can do in this situation, and that is to get a manual pressure gauge, take out the low oil pressure switch, screw the gauge in its place, and start the unit.

If oil pressure is normal, it is just a bad switch.

If oil pressure is low, there is an internal engine problem.

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