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Default Oil pressure sensor question. Is it no good?

Putting my oil light back on

Light works

Two wires coming from light, one to the sensor the other to power

Sensor provides ground right?

Light does not come on when connected to sensor and power

Light comes on when grounded anywhere else to the bike.

Bad oil sensor?
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Bad oil sensor

Jumped to asking for help forgot I had another one laying around.

Put it on light comes on.

Apologies folks.
Hopefully someday I'll become wise enough to start helping others with problems on here
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Oil pressure switch operation here in the Sportsterpedia.
http://www.sportsterpedia.com/doku.p...ressure_switch
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Oil pressure switch operation here in the Sportsterpedia.
http://www.sportsterpedia.com/doku.p...ressure_switch
Sheesh! What did I say to myself just yesterday? I should check that damn sporsterpedia page more often! Haha dang
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