Caterpillar—Skid Steer Loaders

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Product description

Caterpillar 216, 226 and 228 Skid Steer Loaders. Date Range: 15 October 2001 thru 17 January 2002. (Campaign PI 10212)

What are the defects?

The spindles which are part of the Axle Group, may not achieve acceptable field service life due to improper heat treatment. The spindle may fracture resulting in potential loss of a wheel and consequent loss of steering.

What are the hazards?

Steering failure.

What should consumers do?

Please contact your authorised Caterpillar Dealer.


Caterpillar SARL, Singapore Branch, On behalf of Caterpillar of Australia

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Responsible regulator

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

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