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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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I have a 2002 deere gator 6x4 trail. i took the thermostat

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i have a 2002 john deere gator 6x4 green trail. i took the thermostat out everything from radiator to water pump is brand new. bled the system from the engine and now creating pressure and my radiator cap is leaking. do i need to put thermostat back in to allow a pressure drop.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

You likely have a bad head gasket!

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Does pressure Increase as soon as engine is started? If so, bad head or head gasket.