KME PANTHER 2006: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

Make : KME Model : PANTHER Year : 2006
Build Dates : 2005-11-01 - 2006-04-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 06V407000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2006-10-26 Date Added to Database: 2006-10-26
Manufacturers Involved: Kovatch Mobile Equipment Corp.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 14
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN TRUCKS BUILT WITH CUMMINS ISL CM850 DIESEL ENGINES. THE CONNECTING RODS WHICH TRANSFER ENERGY FROM THE PISTON TO THE CRANKSHAFT ARE DEFECTIVE AND CAN RESULT IN SEIZURE OF THE PISTON PIN. A PISTON PIN SEIZURE CAN RESULT IN A MISSION-DISABLING ENGINE FAILURE.
Consequence:
      THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED THE AGENCY WITH A DESCRIPTION OF THE CONSEQUENCE AS IT RELATES TO MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY.
Remedy:
      CUMMINS WILL REPLACE THE CONNECTING RODS FREE OF CHARGE "PLEASE SEE 06E037". CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT CUMMINS AT 1-800-DIESELS OR KME AT 1-800-235-3928.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      CUSTOMERS 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.