US CARGO PHANTOM 1998: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO-CHARGER

Make : US CARGO Model : PHANTOM Year : 1998
Build Dates : 1998-05-07 - 1999-11-05
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V470000
Date Owner's Notified: 2007-02-27 Date Received by ODI: 2004-09-24 Date Added to Database: 2004-09-29
Manufacturers Involved: Gillig LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO-CHARGER
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 323
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN TRANSIT BUSES MANUFACTURED WITH DETROIT DIESEL SERIES 50 ENGINE, THE TURBOCHARGER COMPRESSOR WHEEL CAN BREAK, RESULTING IN SHAFT IMBALANCE AND LUBRICATING OIL PASSES INTO THE EXHAUST SYSTEM.
Consequence:
      THIS CAN RESULT IN AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN PERSONAL INJURIES.
Remedy:
      DETROIT DIESEL IS CONDUCTING THE OWNER NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. DEALERS WILL INSTALL AN EXHAUST TEMPERATURE SENSOR AND REPROGRAM THE EMC CALIBRATION. GILLIG ISSUED A RENOTIFICATION LETTER TO OWNERS ON FEBRUARY 27, 2007. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT DETROIT DIESEL AT 313-592-3708 OR GILLIG AT 510-785-1500.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
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