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PostSubject: Oil Pressure Switch   Oil Pressure Switch Icon_minitime1Sun Oct 25, 2020 2:41 pm

Just looking to confirm the switch I need for my 2012 GRiSO 1200 8v

Thread 12 x 1.5 mm (coarse thread)
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PostSubject: Re: Oil Pressure Switch   Oil Pressure Switch Icon_minitime1Sun Oct 25, 2020 2:53 pm

Yup.
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PostSubject: Re: Oil Pressure Switch   Oil Pressure Switch Icon_minitime1Sun Oct 25, 2020 6:29 pm

Thanks.
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PostSubject: Re: Oil Pressure Switch   Oil Pressure Switch Icon_minitime1Fri Oct 30, 2020 9:00 pm

Got home last Friday from a three day trip on the GRiSO.  Just as I pulled into the drive the oil pressure light came on, went to pull the dip stick and saw the  lower part of the motor was covered in oil.
My local Repco shop didn't have the the right Tridon switch so I bought one that had the same dimensions and connection and did a search to see what was involved in changing it out.

Wasn't looking forward to disconnecting the fuel line to remove the tank, so was pleasantly surprised to find  I could prop the tank up enough to have plenty of room to work.
Just as well as there was plenty of crud and oil in there to clean out.

Also the fact that the switch had a 24 mm hex nut meant you had to improvise a bit with a 24 mm or 15/16 spanner and a shifter to tighten the switch.

As a bonus found why an overfill dumped fuel on the gearbox.  The overflow hose had come off one of the nipples on the rear of the tank.
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PostSubject: Re: Oil Pressure Switch   Oil Pressure Switch Icon_minitime1Fri Oct 30, 2020 9:36 pm

Looking good in there now. Thanks for the tips. Many of us may have to do that someday.....
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PostSubject: Re: Oil Pressure Switch   Oil Pressure Switch Icon_minitime1Fri Oct 30, 2020 9:58 pm

Wow, thanks for the pic of the fuel tank.  I've removed mine many times but now I can see removal may not always be necessary.
Everytime I remove the fuel line I say a little prayer - and we all know why.  I hope I haven't tempted the gods now

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PostSubject: Re: Oil Pressure Switch   Oil Pressure Switch Icon_minitime1Sat Jul 24, 2021 10:18 am

Bit late to the Party, but here's a list of alternative part-numbers for the Switch.
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If you want to double-check the specs of what you're buying.

Switch is ‘Normally Closed’ type (NC).

LENGTH ~ 41.25 mm
SPANNER SIZE ~ 24
THREAD ~ M12 x 1,5 mm pitch

SWITCH POINT TO ~ 0.5 bar
SWITCH POINT FROM ~ 0.2 bar

THREAD LENGTH ~ 12 mm

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