PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM FOR REMOVING CERTAIN 217-4193 AND 217-4195 COOLANT HOSES FROM DEALER PARTS STOCK Caterpillar


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PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM FOR REMOVING CERTAIN 217-4193 AND 217-4195 COOLANT HOSES FROM DEALER PARTS STOCK [UEBE1282]
SERVICE EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES
PARTS STOCK, ORDERING & RETURN
PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM FOR REMOVING CERTAIN 217-4193 AND 217-4195 COOLANT HOSES FROM DEALER PARTS STOCK
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PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM FOR REMOVING CERTAIN 217-4193 AND 217-4195 COOLANT HOSES FROM DEALER PARTS STOCK

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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:

When submitting claim for Parts Stock Action, Use the appropriate 99Z as the s/n, the appropriate Service Letter Program Number as the Part number in the Part Causing Failure field, "7751" as the Group Number, "56" as the 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

31Jan2021

PROBLEM

Certain existing 217-4193 and 217-4195 Hoses (coolant hoses) have been found to have quality and reliability issues.

ACTION REQUIRED

Use the following guidelines to inspect and remove 217-4193 and 217-4195 Hoses from dealer parts stock inventory.

? Remove all 217-4193 and 217-4195 Hoses that have a blue inner liner.
? Remove all 217-4193 and 217-4195 Hoses that have CHINA stamped on the exterior.

A 217-4193 and 217-4195 Hose that meets specifications should have a blue exterior, a red or orange inner liner, and should have USA stamped on the exterior.

.. Image 1 shows an two unacceptable examples, both due to the blue inner liner (left) as well as having CHINA stamped on the exterior (right).
.. Image 2 shows the new preferred example having USA stamped on the exterior.
.. Image 3 shows a comparison of a good hose (left) compared to a bad hose (right).

Cut or modify all 217-4193 and 217-4195 Hoses removed from dealer parts stock so that hoses are not usable. Refer to the Parts Disposition.
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SERVICE CLAIM ALLOWANCES

Submit one claim for all parts removed from dealer parts stock.

PARTS DISPOSITION

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

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