Wednesday, December 02, 2009

 

RECALL: 2005-2006 SPARTAN MOTOR HOME CHASSIS: C15 CATERPILLAR ENGINE: OIL LEAK

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
SPARTAN / K3 2005-2006
Manufacturer: SPARTAN CHASSIS, INC. Mfr's Report Date: NOV 25, 2009
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09V455000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 14
Summary:
SPARTAN IS RECALLING 14 MODEL YEAR 2005 AND 2006 MOTORHOMES MANUFACTURED BETWEEN NOVEMBER 12, 2004 AND MARCH 1, 2006, EQUIPPED WITH CATERPILLAR C15 ENGINE. THE VARIABLE VALVE ACTUATION OIL LINE MAY RUB AGAINST THE P-CLIPS RETAINING THE OIL LINE, CAUSING AN OIL LEAK.
Consequence:
AN OIL LEAK MAY RESULT IN A FIRE HAZARD.
Remedy:
SPARTAN IS WORKING WITH CATERPILLAR TO REMEDY THESE VEHICLES. PLEASE SEE RECALL 09E-020. CATERPILLAR WILL INSPECT AND REPAIR THE NECESSARY COMPONENTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT DECEMBER 11, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CATERPILLAR TOLL-FREE AT 1-800-447-4986 OR SPARTAN AT 1-800-543-4277 ┬┐ OPTION 1.
Notes:
SPARTAN'S CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 09025. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

 

RECALL: 2005-2008 NEWELL MOTOR HOME: C15 CATERPILLAR ENGINE: OIL LEAK

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
NEWELL / MOTOR HOME 2005-2008
Manufacturer: NEWELL COACH CORP. Mfr's Report Date: NOV 23, 2009
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09V459000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 113
Summary:
NEWELL IS RECALLING MODEL YEAR 2005-2008 MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH CATERPILLAR C15 ENGINE. THE VARIABLE VALVE ACTUATION OIL LINE MAY RUB AGAINST THE P-CLIPS RETAINING THE OIL LINE, CAUSING AN OIL LEAK.
Consequence:
AN OIL LEAK MAY RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy:
NEWELL IS WORKING WITH CATERPILLAR TO REMEDY THESE VEHICLES. PLEASE SEE CATERPILLAR┬┐S DEFECT REPORT 09E-020. CATERPILLAR WILL INSPECT AND REPAIR THE NECESSARY COMPONENTS FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CATERPILLAR TOLL-FREE AT 1-800-447-4986.
Notes:
OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

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