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Onan BGE Generator- Oil Pressure Switch Question ?


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Old 10-12-2009, 12:36 AM
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Default Onan BGE Generator- Oil Pressure Switch Question ?

Hello All,
After doing oil and filter change Generator would not start. It had been running fine before. It was suggested to by- pass the oil pressure switch. Is removing the lone wire from the switch considered by -passing. If not-- how does one by-pass the switch.
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Onan Emerald Plus 5000 Gen Set
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S/N 963577646
Volts 120
Amps 40
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Hours 280
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The function of the oil pressure switch is to ground the points ( the negative - side of the coil) when there is no oil pressure. Disconnecting the switch wire at the coil will eliminate it from the circuit.
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