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What does it mean if red light oil light comes on

Have added oil, but still light stays on. have only done 1000km from new. oil looks fine, when I checked the dip stick. its nice and clean. so what is the problem, why does oil light come on, and stay on.

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Check the wire(s) at the sending unit. If they are connected, try replacing the sending unit.

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SOURCE: checking oil & coolant level

On the right side of the motorcycle, just behind the engine cover is a crome curved cover. Under the cover is the coolent inlet. The oil level sight glass is under same engine cover. Your exhaust pipe man be blocking your view.

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SOURCE: Oil Change to Honda CRF250r 2004

The left side is the ENGINE oil fill. The right side oil fill plug is THE TRANSMISSION oil. There are 2 separate drain plugs also. Honda sells an engine oil with moly HP4M that you should not put in the trans because it will cause clutch slippage. The best performance and protection for your bike is full synthetic engine oil with a dedicated gear oil in the transmission. Get yourself a manual so you will not be as confused

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SOURCE: How to check oil level, dip stick all the way in?

Pushed in not screwed down standing straight up.

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SOURCE: How to check the oil without dip stick or window

I've had an '06 and now '08 RMZ450 so I'm assuming the '05 is the same.
Run the bike until it's warm and then shut it off. Wait a couple of minutes and then halfway up the clutch cover is a level bolt. Remove the bolt and if the oil level is correct there should be a slight dribble of oil coming out of the bolt hole.

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SOURCE: I'm trying to check my oil levels, where is the

The engine oil - there is a sight window on the very lower left hand side of the engine, near the front. Make sure the bike is standing vertically (have someone hold it) and you want the oil level to be in the middle of the sight glass.

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