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 : 07E053000
Date Owner's Notified: 2007-12-14 Date Received by ODI: 2007-07-25 Date Added to Database: 2007-07-25
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 : 1680
Summary:
      CERTAIN CATERPILLAR C7 AND C9 DIESEL ENGINES INSTALLED AS ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT IN TRUCKS AND SCHOOL BUSES. A FUEL PUMP FAILURE WILL DILUTE THE ENGINE OIL WITH FUEL AND CAUSE LOSS OF THROTTLE CONTROL AND EXCESSIVE SMOKE.
Consequence:
      EITHER CONDITION COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy:
      EACH VEHICLE MANUFACTURER WILL FILE A DEFECT REPORT AND REMEDY PLAN FOR THEIR VEHICLES WHICH INCLUDED THESE ENGINES AS ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT. VEHICLES WILL BE REPAIRED AT NO COST TO THE OWNER. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING AUGUST 2007. OWNERS CAN CONTACT EITHER THEIR VEHICLE MANUFACTURER OR CATERPILLAR TOLL-FREE AT 1-800-447-4986.
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.