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Old 01-14-2006, 02:29 PM   #1
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On Tuesday 1-10, I was performing maintance on the 01, 38ft, Alpine when I found a cracked exaust manifold on my Cummins ISC 350hp. I finished the maintance on the motorhome and took it Cummins Cal Pacific in Bloomington, Cal on Wednesday. They replaced the manifold by Friday thanks to them I am going to Quartzite on time. My 5 year warranty was due to expire on the 17th of January, I lucked out.

For all Cummins Engine owners, I was also informed that there is a campaign #C0330, on the Cummins ISC and ISL Engines (Depending on Engine Serial Number) It is to do with the Fuel Injection Timing and is covered even if out of warranty. My engine was covered under the campaign.

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On Tuesday 1-10, I was performing maintance on the 01, 38ft, Alpine when I found a cracked exaust manifold on my Cummins ISC 350hp. I finished the maintance on the motorhome and took it Cummins Cal Pacific in Bloomington, Cal on Wednesday. They replaced the manifold by Friday thanks to them I am going to Quartzite on time. My 5 year warranty was due to expire on the 17th of January, I lucked out.

For all Cummins Engine owners, I was also informed that there is a campaign #C0330, on the Cummins ISC and ISL Engines (Depending on Engine Serial Number) It is to do with the Fuel Injection Timing and is covered even if out of warranty. My engine was covered under the campaign.

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Old 01-14-2006, 02:57 PM   #3
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Dave - Find us in Quartzsite and we will compare notes. We had a problem after Homecoming and I haven't had time to post it on the website. Really need to do it for everyones information! There are lots of Campaigns Owners NEVER hear about!

We are in the CA 2003 40' MDTS Blue/Grey/Silver with Avalanche P/U Tow. I would copy a picture but ever since I installed Adobe Photoshop 3 I can't copy and paste pictures!

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Old 01-15-2006, 07:36 AM   #4
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Hi Dave,

Newbie, here.

Do you know how much the manifold replacement would have cost, had it not been covered under warranty? I'm in the process of buying a 98 Chieftain with the 5.9 Cummins, and the independent mechanical inspection revealed a cracked exhaust manifold.

Knowing the approximate cost to fix might help me negotiate with the dealer.

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Old 01-15-2006, 08:13 AM   #5
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Interesting about the recall campaign. I just had my '04 350-ISC in for service last week and they told me of only one campaign having to do with idle speed and cooling fan not kicking on.
Is it possible that the '04 had the Fuel Injection fixed??
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Old 01-15-2006, 05:24 PM   #6
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Hello & Welcome Richard & PDB:

Each Cummins Campaign is based on engine serial number (ESN). If your ESN is part of the campaign it will be repaired, if it is not listed than it was probably corrected during manufacture. My engine was not part of campaign having to do with idle speed and cooling fan not coming on.

Richard the cost for the repair of the manifold was about $600.00 including parts and labor. The exhaust manifold is a two piece and they only replaced the larger section not both. I hope this helps with your negotiations.

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Old 01-17-2006, 08:28 AM   #7
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Dave- Whadaya know about the idle speed/fan problem? Twice on our recent trip down Baja (just got back last night) I got tranny temps into the 240's (engine OK though). First idling at a somewhat lengthy roadside inspection to adjust & retie the scooter; second time in the re-entry lines at the Tijuana border crossing while waiting, creeping, waiting, creeping, waiting... I don't think the fan is coming on at idle.
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Hello Mike:

I have not had a problem of over heating. Although PDB on the previous post indicated that that there is a campaign for the Cummins, something do with idle speed and cooling fan not coming on. You can look under the Coach while it is idling to see if the fan is operating, I know I have just to see how things work. The fan should come on when the engine reaches normal operating temp.

I would take or call a Cummins dealer and they can check for campaigns using the engine serial number.

Are you going to DRRV this week or to Borrego Springs?

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Dave- Thanks for the reply. No on DRR; we're currently parked @ Havasu RV Resort and, although its close to the DRR meetin' spot, I've been off work for a month & need to get back. It'll be a great rally I'm sure, if the wind cooperates and stays away.
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Hi Dave,

Thanks for the $figure (and the Welcome!) for the exhaust manifold repair; however, the dealer from whom I'm buying the unit has agreed to do and pay for the repair before I pick it up.

Have a good day,

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go after mkt on the 5.9 to a 3 piece
try turbodieselregister.com

thats the only way on a 5.9 period
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Dave,

I also had a cracked exhaust manifold on my Cummins ISC 350HP engine. When Cummins had the exhaust manifold off to replace it, they also noticed that the turbocharger impeller was cracked. Although this was was 2 1/2 months past the 5 year warranty, Cummins did not charge anything for the work. Apparently, there is some un-advertised campaign to cover these problems.

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Where do you find the serial number on the engine?
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Old 02-09-2006, 06:49 PM   #14
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Where can I find out on all recalls for Cummins?
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