PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM FOR INSPECTING AND POSSIBLY REPLACING THE 582-7233 SHIELD GROUP BOLTS ON CERTAIN 836K LANDFILL COMPACTORS
AVSpare’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 AVSpare.
This Program must be administered as soon as possible. When reporting the repair, use "PI33167" as the Part Number and "7751" as the Group Number, "56" as the Warranty Claim Description Code and "T" as the SIMS Description code. Exception: If the repair is done after failure, use "PI33167" as the Part Number, "7751" as the Group Number, "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 AVSpare product analyst.
|The existing 8T-4186 Bolts for the 582-7233 Shield Group need to be inspected, and if necessary replaced with shorter length 8T-4136 Bolts, on certain 836K Landfill Compactors. One of the existing bolts on the right side of the machine can interfere with an air cooling tube located below the engine shield.|
|In order to allow equitable parts availability to all participating dealers, please limit your initial parts order to not exceed 41% of dealership population. This is an initial order recommendation only, and the ultimate responsibility for ordering the total number of parts needed to satisfy the program lies with the dealer.
|Replace existing 40mm length 8T-4186 Bolts with new 25mm length 8T-4136 Bolts and 8T-4226 Washers. Refer to Image1.
Note: Ensure that all safety information, warnings, and instructions are read and understood before any operation or any maintenance procedures are performed. Refer to the Operation and Maintenance Manual "Safety Section".
Refer to the Service Manual if/as necessary.
|Owners in the following countries will receive the attached Owner Notification:
SERVICE CLAIM ALLOWANCES
|NOTE: This is a 1.0-hour job|
|Handle the parts in accordance with your Warranty Bulletin on warranty parts handling.|
|MAKE EVERY EFFORT TO COMPLETE THIS PROGRAM AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.|
|EXAMPLE COPY OF OWNER NOTIFIAVSION
3240 Arrow Drive
Anywhere, YZ 99999
PRIORITY - PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM FOR INSPECTING AND POSSIBLY REPLACING THE 582-7233 SHIELD GROUP BOLTS
MODELS INVOLVED - CERTAIN 836K LANDFILL COMPACTORS
Dear Cat Product Owner:
The existing rear engine shield mounting bolts need to be inspected, and if necessary replaced with shorter bolts, on the products listed below. One of the existing bolts on the right side of the machine can interfere with an air cooling tube located below the engine shield. You will not be charged for the service performed.
Contact your local Cat dealer immediately to schedule this service. The dealer will advise you of the time required to complete this service.
If you are no longer the owner of this product(s), please contact your local Cat dealer so that our records can be updated. Please refer the dealer to their Service Letter dated 05May2020 when scheduling this service.
We regret the inconvenience this may cause you, and urge you to have this service performed as soon as possible to prevent unscheduled downtime.
Attached to 05May2020 Service Letter