Patent Number: 6,169,953

Title: Method and apparatus for protecting an engine from overheating

Abstract: An apparatus is disclosed for protecting an engine of a vehicle driving a load from overheating. The apparatus comprises a sensor configured to provide a temperature signal representative of a temperature of the engine of the vehicle, a controller responsive to the temperature signal and configured to provide a control signal, and an instrumentation system responsive to the control signal and configured to provide a warning signal. The warning signal is provided when the temperature of the engine is within a warning range, and the load is disengaged when the temperature of the engine is within an overheat range.

Inventors: Panoushek; Dale William (Orion, IL), Cross; Jon Robert (Lynn Center, IL)

Assignee: Case Corporation

International Classification: G01K 3/00 (20060101); G06F 019/00 (); G06G 007/70 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018