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No oil pressure

I am a new motorcycle rider. my bike shows an oil light and no pressure

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There is also a grinding noise. Recently I had to set it down in the street and the problem started after that.Well this one seems pretty straightforward. The oil light and lack of pressure mean that your oil pump has quit pumping (assuming that you've verified that there is oil in the crankcase). The grinding noise is common when running any internal combustion engine without oil pressure. That's the sound of the engine destroying itself.,,

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I inherited a 2006 low rider. The bike has been sitting unused since Feb 09. Before running the bike what if anything should I do to make sure it is roadworthy?


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Do i have to leave my bike on the kick stand to add the oil? or do i have to stand my bike up? and what should the tire preasure be on the front and back tires?


On your Sportster, leave the bike on the side stand to check your oil. Now there are two marks on the stick. The top mark is "FULL HOT" and the lower mark is "FULL COLD". Do not overfill. As long as the oil is on the stick, start the bike up and allow it to warm up. Once warm, check the oil. NEVER add oil to a cold engine. Why? Because when Harleys are allowed to sit for a while, the oil seeps past the check ball in the oil pump. This allows oil to pool in the crankcase. If a quart of oil seeps past this ball and you check the oil before starting the bike, it'll be a quart low in the tank. But that quart of oil may be in the crankcase. When you start the bike up, the oil pump pumps the oil out of the crankcase and now suddenly, you're a quart overfull. We're talking a big mess now. So, as long as you know you've got oil in the engine, start it up and warm the engine before adding oil.

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