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#1 Newfiebullett

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Posted 12 April 2021 - 02:30 PM

Last week on a long day in warm temps and heavy snow my sled started acting up.

1st- sled would die after maybe 30 seconds of idle.

2nd- there was a delay in the throttle. Nothing would happen unless I pumped it a few times, and then it would slowly pic up the revs.

3rd- The dash would beep, and give me a "low oil" warning.

4th- The dash would read "rev limit", and not allow me to rev above roughly 4500prm.

 

Of course the first thing I did was check the oil, which was fine. We made our way to camp, with me shutting the sled off every couple of minutes, after which the sled would run normally for a brief period of time.

 

First thing we did once we got to camp was unplug the sensor. Sled worked fine after that, but was leaking oil from the sensor. Plugging it back it, I thought it was fixed, because it worked fine, but that only lasted about 5 minutes the next day.

 

Finally, we went back to camp, pulled the sensor, cleaned it up and filled it with JB Weld. I wrapped the plug in tape, and left it like that, and it worked perfectly for the rest of the trip. 

 

The sensors are on back order, so it'll be a little while before I can replace it. I imagine I'll throw the old one in my tool kit to have on had in case this every happens again to my sled or someone else I'm travelling with. 

 

 



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Posted 12 April 2021 - 02:36 PM

Condensation or air pocket  got in causing intermittent contact.

Probably some residue also got in as well.


Edited by Samoyed, 12 April 2021 - 02:39 PM.


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Posted 12 April 2021 - 03:27 PM

What are you riding?


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Posted 12 April 2021 - 03:28 PM

Last week on a long day in warm temps and heavy snow my sled started acting up.

1st- sled would die after maybe 30 seconds of idle.

2nd- there was a delay in the throttle. Nothing would happen unless I pumped it a few times, and then it would slowly pic up the revs.

3rd- The dash would beep, and give me a "low oil" warning.

4th- The dash would read "rev limit", and not allow me to rev above roughly 4500prm.

 

Of course the first thing I did was check the oil, which was fine. We made our way to camp, with me shutting the sled off every couple of minutes, after which the sled would run normally for a brief period of time.

 

First thing we did once we got to camp was unplug the sensor. Sled worked fine after that, but was leaking oil from the sensor. Plugging it back it, I thought it was fixed, because it worked fine, but that only lasted about 5 minutes the next day.

 

Finally, we went back to camp, pulled the sensor, cleaned it up and filled it with JB Weld. I wrapped the plug in tape, and left it like that, and it worked perfectly for the rest of the trip. 

 

The sensors are on back order, so it'll be a little while before I can replace it. I imagine I'll throw the old one in my tool kit to have on had in case this every happens again to my sled or someone else I'm travelling with. 

worst case scenario if your off in the middle of nowhere is cut the wire to the plug  


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Posted 12 April 2021 - 04:06 PM

Condensation or air pocket  got in causing intermittent contact.

Probably some residue also got in as well.

No, the sensor started leaking. If the sensor is good, there should not be oil coming through it to where the wire plugs in. Ridden unplugged, there was a steady drip of oil coming out.



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Posted 12 April 2021 - 04:07 PM

What are you riding?

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Posted 12 April 2021 - 07:01 PM

900 What?



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Posted 12 April 2021 - 07:21 PM

900 What?

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Posted 12 April 2021 - 07:21 PM

Last week on a long day in warm temps and heavy snow my sled started acting up.
1st- sled would die after maybe 30 seconds of idle.
2nd- there was a delay in the throttle. Nothing would happen unless I pumped it a few times, and then it would slowly pic up the revs.
3rd- The dash would beep, and give me a "low oil" warning.
4th- The dash would read "rev limit", and not allow me to rev above roughly 4500prm.

Of course the first thing I did was check the oil, which was fine. We made our way to camp, with me shutting the sled off every couple of minutes, after which the sled would run normally for a brief period of time.

First thing we did once we got to camp was unplug the sensor. Sled worked fine after that, but was leaking oil from the sensor. Plugging it back it, I thought it was fixed, because it worked fine, but that only lasted about 5 minutes the next day.

Finally, we went back to camp, pulled the sensor, cleaned it up and filled it with JB Weld. I wrapped the plug in tape, and left it like that, and it worked perfectly for the rest of the trip.

The sensors are on back order, so it'll be a little while before I can replace it. I imagine I'll throw the old one in my tool kit to have on had in case this every happens again to my sled or someone else I'm travelling with.

A great tip. One may end up in my field spares kit now.

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Posted 12 April 2021 - 07:34 PM

A great tip. One may end up in my field spares kit now.

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Yes, also a wrench to fit it, i made one to put in the tool kit


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Posted 13 April 2021 - 10:50 AM

After some recommendations on here I added one to my spare parts and started carrying it on my sled.  Last trip out I had the low oil pressure light come on once but it went out right away and never came back on(2015 WT Exp 900 ACE with 3,000 miles).  Checked to see if it was leaking through the sending unit but it was not so it may have just been some condensation or something.  Ford diesels do the same thing with their oil pressure sending units.


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Posted 13 April 2021 - 02:48 PM

 

 

The sensors are on back order, so it'll be a little while before I can replace it. I imagine I'll throw the old one in my tool kit to have on had in case this every happens again to my sled or someone else I'm travelling with. 

 

If you are ordering BRP part number 420256915    Oil Pressure Switch -  try these guys:

 

https://www.northlan...n.com/contactus

 

They are located in Gravenhurst, ON and I know you're in Labrador, but if you buy online and have them be the supplier, they should have one in stock, and will deliver it - or they should.  I ordered and picked up one last week and they had another in stock on their highway 11 location. You could also call or email I guess.

 

I had the same stall problem at the end of the season, (900ace) not as pronounced as some describe yet, but figured cut if off at the pass as symptoms were similar. If you know anyone with a 600Ace, get them drunk and steal their switch - same part.  ^_^






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