Caterpillar—308C Excavators

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Published date

Product description

Date Range: May 14, 2002 through November 01, 2002. Campaign PI 10228

What are the defects?

The pilot oil manifold lock valve spool may stick under certain conditions on certain 308C Excavators. This condition may occur during cold ambient temperatures and is the result of the different expansion rates of the aluminium valve body and the steel.

What are the hazards?

Component failure.

What should consumers do?

Contact your authorised Caterpillar Dealer.


Caterpillar S.A.R.L. Singapore Branch on behalf of Caterpillar of Australia

Where the product was sold


Responsible regulator

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

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