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Old 23 August 2010, 06:06   #1
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Suzuki 175 Oil light

Any one had a flashing oil light on a Suzuki 175 when there was nothing wrong with oil/level etc?

This following a lot of spray getting sucked into engine cowl and drying out forming salt.
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Old 23 August 2010, 06:19   #2
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Check the connectors on the oil pressure sensor. Give 'em a clean and a squirt of GT85.
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It's not your service warning indicator is it. I can't remember which lamp flashes but after 100 engine hrs it flashes and beeps at you. Took me by surprise the first time it happened and I though there was something wrong with the engine til I read the manual.
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Old 23 August 2010, 07:04   #4
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Yes Erin, it is the 100 hours service light, I would have thought they'd make the "check engine" light flash. Next problem is to remove the excess oil put in "just in case"
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Next problem is to remove the excess oil put in "just in case"
easiest option is one of these down the dipstick tube...
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Old 23 August 2010, 13:59   #6
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My Suzi 175 flashed at 20hrs, just like you I worried myself silly being 5 miles from Portland.Rang Charlie at Ribcraft who confirmed it was the service indicator.
What a relief !

Lesson learned all round I think.

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Do Ribcraft provide owners with manuals for their outboards?
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Ribcraft supply manuals(if applicable) together with any other paperwork for all items which they fit,all packed in a very nice briefcase too !
Even a pressure gauge for checking tube inflation.

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Ribcraft supply manuals(if applicable) together with any other paperwork for all items which they fit,all packed in a very nice briefcase too !
Even a pressure gauge for checking tube inflation.

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Very nice.

Do they also provide a key for the lock on the briefcase?
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