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If the oil pressure sensor is leaking, will it shut down…

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If the oil pressure...

If the oil pressure sensor is leaking, will it shut down engine

Mechanic's Assistant: Can you guesstimate how old the engine is? And has it done anything like this in the past?

It is older but we have had no trouble b4. it is 103-15 r871

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

Yes

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

It wiil run for several hours then shut off. it has a visible leak and is dripping oil. where would we find parts in 32656 area code

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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It is possible for the engine to shut off if the oil pressure switch is leaking. If the switch is leaking a lot of times it ruins the contacts that are inside the switch and causes a reading of zero. Then the engine shuts down. Just make sure the leak is not making the engine oil too low and that is why it shuts off.

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