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    Question Cummins Engine Recall ?

    Any fire fighters have information on a recall from Cummins on there ISL 400 HP engine . We have a 2005 pumper with a 400 ISL and have not recieved notice from the manufacture as of today !...


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    There were a group of engines manufactured in late 2005 that have a lubrication issue around the wrist pin. Not every engine has the problem. If your truck was built in 2005 it most likely does not have the problem as it seems to have affected mostly 06 builds.

    Cummins has identified the problem, created the fix and are suppling the parts to the field.

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    I have heard rumors of a possible oil leak from a plug in the block , our truck was built in the end of 2004 and delivered in Feb 2005 ?

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    Now that could be something entirely different! I was only aware of the current issue with the wrist pins.

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    We have a '04 E-One Typhoon with the Cummins ISL400. We had an oil leak develop from the blow by tube on the officer side of the rig. This allowed a substantial oil trail down the right side of frame. We took it to the local Cummins dealer who looked at it, said yes there is a recall and replaced the part. They were done with it inside of 2 days.

    A neighboring department with a '03 Pierce Enforcer and the same power plant had the same problem and it was covered by the Cummins warranty.

    I suggest you contact your local Cummins dealer with your rigs VIN and check to see if it one of the ones affected. A 20 minute phone call is worth it to find out ahead of time instead of at 03:00hrs.

    Just a thought.
    Stay low and move it in.

    Be safe.


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    Thanks for the information on the Cummins oil leak recall !... NJ FFII

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    The cummings recall has to do with faulty wrist pins (hold the piston on the connecting rod) that fail very early in the engine life, first several thousand miles. Or so says the pierce rep we have been working with. This is on new engines, some of which have been delivered. If your truck is a year old should not be in this batch. The truck we ordered was enroute to us and the driver was contacted by the factory and told to pull into the nearest cummings shop and park it. Seems as when these things let go it aint pretty. The engine rebuild is being done and we should have our truck in a week or so. The oil leak problem seems like it is a different issue, but thanks for the heads up, we'll watch for it.
    Capt406, IACOJ#780

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    Failure of a wrist pin is about the same as putting a king size hand grenade down the jug.Totally trashes the engine.Not pretty is describing it on the good end of the spectrum. T.C.

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    Arrow best engine?

    So with your experience… what brand of engine world you select for a new pumper?

    International, Cummins, etc?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SCLCBS20
    So with your experience… what brand of engine world you select for a new pumper?

    International, Cummins, etc?

    The one with the closest warranty / repair / parts facility.
    IACOJ

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