GMC C7 9999: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

Make : GMC Model : C7 Year : NO YEAR
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 07E024000
Date Owner's Notified: 2007-06-01 Date Received by ODI: 2007-04-03 Date Added to Database: 2007-04-03
Manufacturers Involved: Caterpillar Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 33
Summary:
      CERTAIN CATERPILLAR C7 DIESEL ENGINES INSTALLED ON CERTAIN FREIGHTLINER CHASSIS. THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULES USED ON 6 CYLINDER, 7L TURBOCHARGED AND AIR-TO-AIR AFTERCOOLED DIESEL ENGINES MAY MALFUNCTION RENDERING THE ENGINE INOPERABLE WITHOUT WARNING.
Consequence:
      THE ECM MAY MALFUNCTION WITHOUT WARNING AND RENDER THE VEHICLE INOPERABLE WHICH COULD CAUSE THE VEHICLE TO STALL AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS. STEERING AND BRAKING CONTROL WOULD NOT BE LOST. ONCE THE ENGINE BECOMES INOPERABLE, IT CANNOT BE RESTARTED WHICH MAY RESULT IN A SITUATION WHERE A VEHICLE CRASH CAN OCCUR.
Remedy:
      CATERPILLAR WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPAIR THE ENGINES FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 1, 2007. OWNERS CAN CONTACT CATERPILLAR AT 800-447-4986.
Report Initiator: MFR E Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      CUSTOMERS MAY 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.