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    Member JPPWNY's Avatar
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    Cub Cadet SLT 1554 and Cub Cadet GT3100

    Default 3100 Oil Sentry

    At 48 hours I changed the oil for the 3rd time since I bought my 3100 tractor.
    All was fine until the tractor hit the 50 hour mark today.
    The oil sentry light came on and the panel message flashes 'chg oil'.
    Oil level is good, the engine runs fine but I have no idea why the panel would be flashing for me to change the oil. Could I have a bad oil sensor? Is there some built in mechanism to warn me to change the oil at certain time intervals? The manual says nothing about this message.
    Stihl MS441, Stihl MS260 Pro, Stihl FS55
    Ariens 924DLE
    Cub Cadet 3100 54", Cub Cadet SLT1554

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    Platinum Member OldMachinist's Avatar
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    Default Re: 3100 Oil Sentry

    From what I understand it's a milestone coded into the hour meter to turn the light on at specified hours and will go off on its own after another amount of time. I've not heard of any way to manualy turn it off.
    2006 Cub Cadet Z-Force50
    Agco Allis 1616H
    1974 SearsGT18 with 3 point,48"deck,Haban sickle mower and front dozer blade

    2000 Bobcat 453F with steel tracks
    1954 Ford860 with front end loader, 5' brushhog
    1952 Allis Chalmers CA with Woods L59 mower
    1947 Case SC
    1998 Honda ACTY 4WD mini truck
    And too many other small engine tools to list

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