CATERPILLAR 3306B 1987: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

Make : CATERPILLAR Model : 3306B Year : 1987
Build Dates : 1987-10-01 - 1990-10-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 92E005000
Date Owner's Notified: 1992-08-20 Date Received by ODI: 1992-02-12 Date Added to Database: 1992-02-18
Manufacturers Involved: Caterpillar Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 16000
Summary:
      THE GOVERNOR SERVO PIN ON THE ENGINE CAN COME OUT WHILE THE ENGINE IS OPERATING DUE TO LACK OF AN ADEQUATE PRESS FIT AND/OR INADEQUATE STAKING AT THE END OF THE PIN BORE.
Consequence:
      IF THE GOVERNOR SERVO PIN COMES OUT WHILE THE ENGINE ISBEING OPERATED, THE FUEL RATE WILL NOT CHANGE AND THE TRUCK WILL CONTINUE AT THEOPERATING SPEED EVEN THOUGH THE THROTTLE PRESSURE IS DECREASED.
Remedy:
      REWORK THE GOVERNORS ON THE ENGINES TO PREVENT THE LOSS OF SERVO PINS.
Report Initiator: ODI E Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: ENGINE.EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION: GOVERNOR SERVO PIN; TURBO-CHARGED DIESEL TRUCK ENGINES.