PRODUCT SUPPORT PROGRAM FOR REWORKING TURBOCHARGERS ON CERTAIN 3606, 3608, 3612, 3616, 3618, C280-6, AND C280-12 ENGINES
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.
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.
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.
This Revised Service Letter replaces the 29Apr2015 Service Letter. Changes have been made to the Title, Problem, and Affected Product.
|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.|
|3606||8RB00213, 290-1039, 10285, 83001|
|No parts needed for this program|
|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.
Phone: +41 (0)58 585 78 97
Mobile: +41 (0)79 574 31 07
SERVICE CLAIM ALLOWANCES
|NOTE: This is a 2.0-hour job|
|For the turbochargers reworked, include the part number and serial number in the claims story.|
|Handle the parts in accordance with your Warranty Bulletin on warranty parts handling.|
|Turbocharger Part Numbers:
Turbocharger Serial Numbers: