Caterpillar—3161 Governor Engines

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Product description

Caterpillar 3161 Governors in models 3508, 3512 and 3516 Engines (Campaign PI 10335). Date range 29 March 2004.

What are the defects?

The carbide tip on the stem assembly in the smoke control limiter used on some 3161 governors may separate.

What are the hazards?

Uncontrollable speed.

What should consumers do?

Contact your authorised Caterpillar Dealer.


Caterpillar S.A.R.L. Singapore Branch

Where the product was sold


Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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