SPARTAN LA42L-2142 2006: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

Make : SPARTAN Model : LA42L-2142 Year : 2006
Build Dates : 2005-11-07 - 2006-05-24
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 06V173000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2006-05-19 Date Added to Database: 2006-05-19
Manufacturers Involved: Shyft Group
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SPEC 06013
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 88
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN FIRE TRUCKS EQUIPPED 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:
      THIS CONDITION COULD ULTIMATELY RESULT IN A LOSS OF VEHICLE POWER "ENGINE STALL" INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      SPARTAN IS WORKING WITH CUMMINS TO REPLACE THE CONNECTING RODS FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SPARTAN AT 517-543-6400 OR CUMMINS AT 1-800-DIESELS.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SPARTAN RECALL NO. SPEC 06013.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.