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Vride goes in for service comes out w no oil!

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing Equipment' started by MTenterprises, Mar 10, 2013.

  1. djagusch

    djagusch LawnSite Platinum Member
    from MN
    Messages: 4,350

    So he put a 1.4 qts in it.
  2. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,447

    What we do need is an oil pressure sensor like the on my Briggs Vanguard it simply shuts the engine down when you get low on oil.
  3. rootytalbot

    rootytalbot LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 273

    2013 V RIde -- The "dummy sensor" on my hour meter comes on 2 hours before service is due and stays on two hours after - a four hour window. It does not reset automatically when the service is done. I found this out when I read the manual. A nice feature, I suppose.

    Too bad about the bad service.
  4. lego

    lego LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 255

    I was told after a curtousy oil change at the dealer that the oil change light flashes 2 hours before the interval and 2 hours after no matter what. I paid for the oil, just not the labor.

    Is this a lie?
  5. lego

    lego LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 255

    ^- Nevermind I quoted before I finished reading the thread, he answered my question
  6. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,447

    That is a crazy useless thing......if you are out mowing all day the warning comes and goes.

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