GMC C7 9999: FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

Make : GMC Model : C7 Year : NO YEAR
Build Dates : 2005-03-03 - 2009-01-06
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 10E025000
Date Owner's Notified: 2010-09-09 Date Received by ODI: 2010-06-23 Date Added to Database: 2010-06-25
Manufacturers Involved: Caterpillar Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 5920
Summary:
      CATERPILLAR IS RECALLING CERTAIN C7 ENGINES MANUFACTURED FROM MARCH 3, 2005 THROUGH JANUARY 6, 2009, INSTALLED AS ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT IN VARIOUS HEAVY TRUCKS AND BUSES. THE "5 AND "6 FUEL LINES MAY CRACK AT THE FASTENING POINT TO THE COMMON FUEL RAIL AND CAUSE A FUEL LEAK.
Consequence:
      A FUEL LEAK, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, CAN RESULT IN A VEHICLE FIRE.
Remedy:
      CATERPILLER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPAIR THE VEHICLES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 9, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CATERPILLAR TOLL-FREE AT 1-800-447-4986.
Report Initiator: ODI E Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      OWNERS MAY ALSO 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 .