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When I turn the key in the ignition, the oil light is on, but goes off when I start it up.
Any thing wrong or is it normal?
 

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No, it's perfectly normal, the oil light is the oil pressure indicator. When the engine isn't running there's no oil pressure but that doesn't mean there's no oil :)
 

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Jason, again you beat me by less than a minute :p
 

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only if the oil light comes on during the time the motor is running do you need to worry. course at that point, just shut it down IMMEDIATELY.
 

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It's by design. It allows you to verify the light is working before you start the motor. You should be looking for the warning lights to illuminate when the key is in the on position (but the engine is not running) and to turn off as soon as, or shortly after, the engine starts on both your bike and your car.

The manual on the car tells you this, and I'm assuming the EX500's manual does as well (I don't have one).
 
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