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 : 07E071000
Date Owner's Notified: 2007-12-14 Date Received by ODI: 2007-09-07 Date Added to Database: 2007-09-07
Manufacturers Involved: Caterpillar Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: PI10630
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1339
Summary:
      CERTAIN CATERPILLAR C7 DIESEL ENGINES INSTALLED AS ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT IN 2008 BLUE BIRD VISION SCHOOL BUSES. THE OIL FILL CAP MAY SEPARATE FROM THE OIL FILL TUBE ALLOWING ENGINE OIL TO BE EMITTED FROM THE TUBE. OIL COULD WET THE LEFT FRONT BRAKE RESULTING IN REDUCED BRAKING CAPACITY.
Consequence:
      A VEHICLE CRASH CAN OCCUR.
Remedy:
      CATERPILLAR WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE OIL FILL TUBE ASSEMBLY FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 14, 2007. OWNERS CAN CONTACT CATERPILLAR TOLL-FREE 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.