PRODUCT SUPPORT PROGRAM FOR REWORKING TURBOCHARGERS ON CERTAIN 3606, 3608, 3612, 3616, 3618, C280-6, AND C280-12 ENGINES Caterpillar


PRODUCT SUPPORT PROGRAM FOR REWORKING TURBOCHARGERS ON CERTAIN 3606, 3608, 3612, 3616, 3618, C280-6, AND C280-12 ENGINES

Usage:



TEBE2989-01

29Apr2015
(Revised 24Jan2017)


U-208
A-143
D-162
O-165

 

Before/After

  
  

PRODUCT SUPPORT PROGRAM FOR REWORKING TURBOCHARGERS ON CERTAIN 3606, 3608, 3612, 3616, 3618, C280-6, AND C280-12 ENGINES

1052
PS44722
NOTE:

Caterpillar’s obligations under this Service Letter are subject to, and shall not apply in contravention of, the laws, rules, regulations, directives, ordinances, orders, or statutes of the United States, or of any other applicable jurisdiction, without recourse or liability with respect to Caterpillar.

NOTE:

This Program must be administered either before or after failure. In either case the decision whether to apply the Program is made by the dealer. When reporting the repair, use "PS44722" as the Part Number and "7755" as the Group Number. If administered before failure, use "56" as the Warranty Claim Description Code and "T" as the SIMS Description code. If administered after failure, use "96" as the Warranty Claim Description Code, and "Z" as the SIMS Description Code.

NOTE:

The information supplied in this service letter may not be valid after the termination date of this program. Do not perform the work outlined in this Service Letter after the termination date without first contacting your Caterpillar product analyst.

 
NOTE:

This Revised Service Letter replaces the 29Apr2015 Service Letter. Changes have been made to the Title, Problem, and Affected Product.


TERMINATION DATE

30Apr2017

PROBLEM

The existing VTC254 turbochargers have suspect tab locks improperly assembled which can lead to vibration and low power complaints on certain ABB turbochargers on certain 3606, 3608, 3612, 3616, 3618, C280-6, and C280-12 Engines.

AFFECTED PRODUCT

Model Identification Number
3606  8RB00213, 290-1039, 10285, 83001
3608  6MC00240-00244, 246-829
3612  9RC00012-00562, 83004
3616 1PD00017-00785

ZYD00100-00101
3618  2MW00041-00107
C280-12 RDW00101-00155

TSJ00100-00171, 300-316

ZYC00100
C280-6 LDL00100-00106, 108-116

SCB00100-00146

PARTS NEEDED

No parts needed for this program

ACTION REQUIRED

If an engine in the Affected Product has a suspect turbocharger from the list in the attached Rework Procedure, contact the ABB representative listed below. ABB will inspect and repair the turbochargers for tabs not being pressed properly. A Cat dealer technician will accompany and assist the ABB representative with the repair. For the turbochargers reworked, document the part number and serial number. Contact Florian Baumberger at ABB to request inspection and repair.

E-mail: florian.baumberger@ch.abb.com
Phone: +41 (0)58 585 78 97
Mobile: +41 (0)79 574 31 07

SERVICE CLAIM ALLOWANCES

Product smu/age whichever comes first
Caterpillar
Dealer Suggested
Customer Suggested
Parts %
Labor Hrs%
Parts %
Labor Hrs%
Parts %
Labor Hrs%
0-12000 hrs,
0-24 mo 
100.0%
100.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
 NOTE: This is a 2.0-hour job
For the turbochargers reworked, include the part number and serial number in the claims story.



PARTS DISPOSITION

Handle the parts in accordance with your Warranty Bulletin on warranty parts handling.
 
 
 


Rework Procedure


 
Turbocharger Part Numbers:
115-0441
116-2764
118-2454
130-0243
157-5514
169-0491
176-3598
189-4427
4p-3102
4p-4070
4p-4100
4p-6746
4p-7014
7e-9668
7e-9669
7e-9677



Turbocharger Serial Numbers:
S/N:HT541790-41793
S/N:HT541851-41852
S/N:HT541863-41864
S/N:HT541894
S/N:HT541921-41923
S/N:HT541931
S/N:HT542311
S/N:HT542382
S/N:HT542494-42495
S/N:HT542541
S/N:HT542636
S/N:HT542802-42803
S/N:HT542977
S/N:HT543014
S/N:HT543018
S/N:HT543061
S/N:HT543105
S/N:HT543143-43144
S/N:HT543172-43173
S/N:HT543217-43218
S/N:HT543243-43244
S/N:HT543247
S/N:HT543280-43284
S/N:HT543320
S/N:HT543418
S/N:HT543513
S/N:HT543649-43650
S/N:HT543667
S/N:HT543751
S/N:HT543759
S/N:HT544040
S/N:HT544047
S/N:HT544364-44365
S/N:HT544533
S/N:HT544875
S/N:HT544960-44961
S/N:HT545124
S/N:HT545141
S/N:HT545151-45152
S/N:HT545561
S/N:HT545576
S/N:HT545638-45640
S/N:HT545790
S/N:HT545840
S/N:HT545857
S/N:HT545860
S/N:HT545892
S/N:HT545922
S/N:HT545957-45958
S/N:HT546040-46041
S/N:HT546112
S/N:HT546115
S/N:HT546172
S/N:HT546304
S/N:HT546333-46334
S/N:HT546391-46392
S/N:HT546400-46401
S/N:HT546497-46498
S/N:HT546539-46540
S/N:HT546592-46594
S/N:HT546685
S/N:HT546827-46829
S/N:HT547358-47359
S/N:HT547637-47638
S/N:HT547820
S/N:HT547832
S/N:HT548308
S/N:HT548321
S/N:HT548451-48452
S/N:HT548518-48519
S/N:HT548535-48536
S/N:HT548556-48557
S/N:HT548589-48590
S/N:HT548726-48728
S/N:HT548904-48906
S/N:HT548968-48969
S/N:HT549317-49318
 
 

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