What are the defects?
The 245-4375 shackle may fail. If the shackle fails, the number 4 boom section may rapidly and uncontrollably retract. This will make the machine and load unstable. This can happen at any time when the boom is raised and extended.
What are the hazards?
Potential for personal injury or death.
What should consumers do?
Contact your local Caterpillar dealer.
- 22 June 2005 - 24 June 2005
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.