Caterpillar—953C Track Type Loaders

PRA number


Published date

Product description

Campaign No. PI 10054
Date range October 1966 through to 1999. Note: identical to Campaign No. PI 10055 in content, however the serial number range is entirely different.

Why the product is recalled

The pilot control valve in the hydrostatic transmission may be sensitive to oil contamination and oil temperature.

What consumers should do

Pilot valves need to be replaced with new valves. In addition, new steering control software, harness and sensors need to be installed to turn off the pilot control supply pressure and apply the brakes in the event of a pilot control valve sticking.


Caterpillar of Australia Limited

Where the product was sold


Responsible regulator

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

Product category