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Remanufactured Bobcat mt52 engine

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by esnipe8, Jun 1, 2009.

  1. esnipe8

    esnipe8 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 264

    Im looking for a replacement motor for my mt-52. Mechanic says that the 3rd cyl. is not firing. Its a Kubota 3 cyl.
    Bobcat wanted over 5k for a new replacement. I found a website http://www.dieselenginetrader.com/ that has them for 3+K with a $700 core replacement.
    Does this sound right?
    Does anyone have any better suggestions/websites?

    Thanks for the help,

  2. Breezmeister

    Breezmeister LawnSite Bronze Member
    Male, from South Jersey
    Posts: 1,458

    Take it to another diesel mechanic and get a second opinion. You might beable to get away with a single cylinder rebuild if that is the problem. At lease get a compression test on the cylinder that is bad

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