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by Earl Labrador
06 Sep 2020, 12:34
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 2.0 CU Engine Oil Warning Problem
Replies: 15
Views: 500

Re: 2.0 CU Engine Oil Warning Problem

So... I removed all the hoses and the air box to double check everything was ok and I had nothing damaged or perished hoses, removing all that I had to disconnect the throttle linkage rod. All looked ok.. I squirted some carb cleaner into the carb, whilst I had it open I thought why not! Put everyth...
by Earl Labrador
03 Sep 2020, 19:55
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 2.0 CU Engine Oil Warning Problem
Replies: 15
Views: 500

Re: 2.0 CU Engine Oil Warning Problem

Yeah it's the standard twin solex..

I will have a look and make sure there are no air leaks :ok
by Earl Labrador
03 Sep 2020, 19:18
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 2.0 CU Engine Oil Warning Problem
Replies: 15
Views: 500

Re: 2.0 CU Engine Oil Warning Problem

Amazing!! Found and earthed the yellow wire and we have no oil light flashing at me anymore! :ok I went out for a good 20 min test drive and nothing, worked like a charm! Thank you for your help! The only niggle I have now is when the engine has warmed up it idles quite fast, is there an easy tweak ...
by Earl Labrador
02 Sep 2020, 19:31
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 2.0 CU Engine Oil Warning Problem
Replies: 15
Views: 500

Re: 2.0 CU Engine Oil Warning Problem

Not yet..

I was planning on doing it tonight after work but it's been raining all evening! :(

I will give it a try tomorrow if it's dry!
by Earl Labrador
31 Aug 2020, 21:18
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 2.0 CU Engine Oil Warning Problem
Replies: 15
Views: 500

Re: 2.0 CU Engine Oil Warning Problem

I like the sound of that! I hope it is just the wire needing to be earthed :D

After switching off and restarting it idles fine and doesn't flash again until I start driving.
by Earl Labrador
31 Aug 2020, 20:20
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 2.0 CU Engine Oil Warning Problem
Replies: 15
Views: 500

Re: 2.0 CU Engine Oil Warning Problem

Thanks for the replies chaps.. I think a pressure tester is going to be my next purchase! There hasn't been a dash change as there is still a water temperature gauge on it. It's definitely the oil light flashing.. and the wiring is still connected to the coolant temperature / level system. (This was...
by Earl Labrador
31 Aug 2020, 14:38
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 2.0 CU Engine Oil Warning Problem
Replies: 15
Views: 500

2.0 CU Engine Oil Warning Problem

Hi guys, this is my first post, but I've been reading this forum for a while now to help with my van renovation. I have a 1989 T25 that has had an engine swap out to an air-cooled 2.0 CU engine. ( Not sure when, it was like it when I bought it last October). The oil warning light comes on with the i...