Hood Cracks on Certain TH3510D, TH357D and TH408D Telehandlers {7251} Caterpillar


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Hood Cracks on Certain TH3510D, TH357D and TH408D Telehandlers {7251} [M0122382]
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HOOD GP
Hood Cracks on Certain TH3510D, TH357D and TH408D Telehandlers {7251}
1.1. Introduction
2.1. Problem
3.1. Required Parts
4.1. Solution
Telehandler
TH3510D (S/N: TH21-UP; TH31-UP)
TH357D (S/N: TD61-UP; TD71-UP)
TH408D (S/N: TH41-UP; TH91-UP)

Introduction

The problem that is identified below does not have a known permanent solution. Until a permanent solution is known, use the solution that is identified below.

Problem

The front right side of the engine hood cracks between 100-2500 hours on certain Telehandlers, particularly TH408D machines.

Required Parts

Table 1
Required Parts 
Qty  Part Number  Part Name 
500-3071  Hood As 
550-5175  Hood As 
590-1092  Hood As 

Solution

------ WARNING! ------

Do not operate or work on this product unless you have read and understood the instruction and warnings in the relevant Operation and Maintenance Manuals and relevant service literature. Failure to follow the instructions or heed the warnings could result in injury or death. Proper care is your responsibility.


Until a permanent repair is defined, inspect the existing engine hood for cracks. If the engine hood appears to have any amount of cracking, replace the engine hood with the same part number. Refer to Table 1.

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