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Recalls - 1992 GRUMMAN KABMASTER

What is a recall? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, generally in cooperation with the vehicle manufacturer, issues recalls when a motor vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment (including tires) does not comply with a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard or when there is a safety-related defect in the vehicle or equipment. Work dictated by a recall is generally completed at no charge to the vehicle owner, regardless of whether you are the first owner or a subsequent owner. Please contact your service facilities for additional details and to confirm that this recall is relevant to your particular vehicle.

Component Description

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES

Recall Number

93V128000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

THE BATTERY CABLES WERE LOCATED EITHER ADJACENT TO OR TOUCHING THE TURBOCHARGER OF THE ENGINE. HIGH TEMPERATURES OF THE TURBOCHARGER CAN MELT THE CABLE INSULATION, CAUSING AN ELECTRICAL SHORT CIRCUIT.

Defect Consequence

ELECTRICAL SHORT CIRCUITS CAN CREATE SUFFICIENT HEAT TOBURN SURROUNDING MATERIALS, RESULTING IN AN UNDERHOOD FIRE.

Defect Corrective Action

GRUMMAN OLSON WILL SUPPLY A REPAIR KIT AND INSTRUCTIONS TO REROUTE AND CLAMP THE BATTERY CABLES AWAY FROM THE ENGINE SUPERCHARGER.

Notes

SYSTEM: ELECTRICAL; BATTERY CABLE.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MEDIUM DUTY TRUCKS; KABMASTER BODIES INSTALLED ON OSHKOSHCHASSIS.


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