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    2003 MSX 140 - blinking red light and oil symbol????

    while riding today i all of a sudden got the light and oil symbol....still had 2 bars of oil left.

    Pulled ski out of water and checked engine....found out i had about 3/4 tank of oil but the cylinders were a bit hot....so what should I do next???? thinking I will just top oil tank off and try it again to see what happens?

    Your thoughts???


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    What ski and engine are talking about?

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    03 msx140 HO, with an SBT engine

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigelf View Post
    03 msx140 HO, with an SBT engine
    Quote Originally Posted by bigelf View Post
    while riding today i all of a sudden got the light and oil symbol....still had 2 bars of oil left.

    Pulled ski out of water and checked engine....found out i had about 3/4 tank of oil but the cylinders were a bit hot....

    so what should I do next????

    thinking I will just top oil tank off and try it again to see what happens? Your thoughts???
    Is the SBT engine newly installed, and still being broken in?

    How hot is "a bit hot"?
    You should be able to put your hand on any part of the engine for several seconds without burning yourself. Thermostat temperature is about 140F

    The MSX 140 oil tank is very long, so even a small tilt in the hull will affect the perceived oil level. When you visually checked the oil, did you look at both ends of the oil tank (front and rear) to confirm the 3/4 level?

    1/4 full (2 bars) is the trigger level for Low Oil warning on all Polaris PWC displays.

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