PRODUCT SUPPORT PROGRAM FOR REPLACING THE HINGE ASSEMBLIES ON CERTAIN 140GC MOTOR GRADER. Caterpillar


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PRODUCT SUPPORT PROGRAM FOR REPLACING THE HINGE ASSEMBLIES ON CERTAIN 140GC MOTOR GRADER. [UEBE1113]
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PRODUCT SUPPORT PROGRAM FOR REPLACING THE HINGE ASSEMBLIES ON CERTAIN 140GC MOTOR GRADER.
UEBE1113-00

14Oct2020


U-606
A-498
D-569
O-559

 

After Failure Only

  
  

PRODUCT SUPPORT PROGRAM FOR REPLACING THE HINGE ASSEMBLIES ON CERTAIN 140GC MOTOR GRADER.

7251
PS54452
NOTE:

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.

NOTE:

This Program can only be administered after a failure occurs. The decision whether to apply the Program is made by the dealer. When reporting the repair, use "PS54452" as the Part Number and "7755" as the Group Number. Use "96" as the Warranty Claim Description Code and use "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 AVSpare product analyst.


TERMINATION DATE

31Oct2022

PROBLEM

The existing hinge assemblies can rust on certain 140GC Motor Graders. If the existing hinge assemblies fail it can cause the side door to be difficult to open.

AFFECTED PRODUCT

Model Identification Number
140 GC-01  W9200324-00527, 533

PARTS NEEDED

Qty

Part Number Description
4 5394960 HINGE AS
In order to allow equitable parts availability to all participating dealers, please limit your initial parts order to not exceed 1% 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.


ACTION REQUIRED

Refer to the Service Manual if/as necessary and see the attached Rework Procedure.

SERVICE CLAIM ALLOWANCES

Product smu/age whichever comes first
AVSpare
Dealer Suggested
Customer Suggested
Parts %
Labor Hrs%
Parts %
Labor Hrs%
Parts %
Labor Hrs%
0-1500 hrs,
0-12 mo 
100.0%
100.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
1501-5000 hrs,
13-40 mo 
33.0%
50.0%
0.0%
0.0%
50.0%
50.0%
 NOTE: This is a 3.0-hour job



PARTS DISPOSITION

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


Rework Procedure


 
Location of hinges.
Image1.1.1
 
1. Open RHS or LHS enclosure access door.
2. Remove 7 pcs 8T4189 bolts, 7 pcs 7X0579 washers and old hinge 5394960 on the top side.
3. Replace hinge with the new one, install washer and bolt.
4. Remove 7 pcs 8T4189 bolts, 7 pcs 7X0579 washers and old hinge 5394960 on the lower side.
5. Replace hinge with the new one, install washer and bolt.
6. Adjust the clearance around door to keep the difference between the maximum size and the minimum size less than 4 mm.
7. Tighten 14 pcs bolts to a toque of 28+/-7 N.m.
8. Check if the access door can move smoothly.
9. Replace hinges on the other side following step 1- 8.
Image1.2.1
 
 

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