ELECTRICALCIRCUIT BREAKER

         
Number 000202T   MIC: PCM
Company: PLEASURECRAFT MARINE ENGINE   Company Official: PDE
Model Name: ENGINE   Model Year: 2000
Problem 1: ELECTRICALCIRCUIT BREAKER      
Problem 2: CRACKS      
HIN   Case Open Date: 9/6/2000
Disposition: CLOSED   Case Close Date: 10/23/2002
Units 318   Campaign Open Date 12/12/2000
Boat Type 32   Campaign Close Date 10/23/2002
Severity: H   Last Date: 6/3/2002
Comments:  
CIRCUIT BREAKER INSTALLED USING WRONG SIZE BOLT. DUE TO PRESSURE FROM THE BOLT CIRCUIT BREAKER CRACKS EXPOSING CONTACTS. POSSIBILITY OF FIRE OR EXPLOSION. THIS IS PRESENT ON GM 5.7 L AND 7.4 L ENGINES MANUFACTURED BY PCM. ENGINES HAVING SERIAL NUMBERS 195182 THROUGH 405600 WITH CARBURETORS ARE AFFECTED. 12/12/2000. DEFECT NOTIFICATION REPORT 318 UNITS. 128 SHIPPED TO DEALERS. 190 SHIPPED TO DISTRIBUTORS. 26 REPAIRED. 12/12/00 CAMPAIGN UPDATE REPORT #1 88 UNITS CORRECTED. 03/13/2001 CUR #2. 104 UNITS REPAIRED. 03/04/02 CUR#5 RECVD 158 UNITS CORRECTED. 06/03/02 CUR#6 RECVD 178 UNITS CORRECTED. 10/23/02 PLEASURECRAFT ENGINE GROUP HAS MADE A DILIGENT ATTEMPT TO NOTIFY ALL OF THE FIRST PURCHASERS AND DEALERS INVOLVED. THEY HAVE MADE THREE SEPARATE MAILINGS AND SENT NOTICES TO OWNERS WHOSE NAMES THEY DID NOT HAVE AT THE TIME OF THE ORIGINAL MAILING. THEY HAVE ISSUED A SERVICE BULLETING TO ALL OF THEIR DEALER/REPAIR FACULTIES, AND THIS RECALL HAS BEEN PUBLISHED BY OUR OFFICE AS WELL.