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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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Cub cadet called the tank 72 inch cut cat engine deisel

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cub cadet called the tank 72 inch cut cat engine deisel (really perkins) the audible heat warning comes on after short period of use does not seem to be losing coolant
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Sudden overheat? Take thermostat out at top connection on the engine, and with it removed and open, crank engine to see if the coolant flows out! If it does not, the water pump has failed. If water pours out, water pump is good. But you may want to get a heat temperature gun (Harbor Freight) and check the unit to be sure it is overheating. The sender can always be defective.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Can you find the long model number for the Tank. example 51A345m35, then I can find the exact setup of engine.