Cummins, Inc. (Cummins) is recalling certain X15 heavy duty diesel engines used in trucks, fire trucks and recreational vehicles. The affected engines have a fuel pump whose drive gear may slip on its drive shaft, resulting in a loss of fuel pump function.
Failure of the fuel pump will result in an engine stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
Cummins will notify the vehicle manufacturers that purchased engines that used the affected fuel pumps. Cummins will send notices to the owners of the affected engines and Cummins dealers will replace the fuel pumps, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Cummins customer service at 1-800-286-6467. Cummins’ number for this recall is C1909.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17E029000
Component(s): FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,807
Equipment Brand Name Part No. or Model No. Production Dates
- CUMMINS X15 09/21/2016 – 04/24/2017