ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

         
Number 030062T   MIC:
Company: BLUE SEA SYSTEMS   Company Official: DRG
Model Name: T-1 CIRCUIT BREAKER   Model Year:
Problem 1: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM      
Problem 2:      
HIN   Case Open Date: 5/21/2003
Disposition: CLOSED   Case Close Date:
Units 55592   Campaign Open Date 5/21/2003
Boat Type 34   Campaign Close Date 5/2/2006
Severity: H   Last Date: 5/2/2006
Comments:  
CIRCUIT BREAKER FAILED. USER HELD CIRCUIT BREAKER IN ON POSITION AFTER IT TRIPPED DUE TO EITHER A SHORT CIRCUIT OR OVER CURRENT. UNIT CAN THEN OVERHEAT CAUSING CONTACTS TO WELD TOGETHER NORMALLY THE CONTACTS WILL OPEN BUT OF AN OVERCURRENT OCCURS THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR THE CONTACTS TO REMAIN WELDED AND CIRCUIT BREAKER WILL BE INOPERATIVE!@ THIS COULD RESULT IN AN ELECTRICAL FIRE. BLUE SEA IS REPLACING ALL OF THESE UNITS WITH BUSSMAN 185 CIRCUIT BREAKERS. THE FOLLOWING IS A LIST OF THE COMPANIES WHICH PURCHASED THESE CIRCUIT BREAKERS: ATLAS BOAT WORKS!@ INC.; BENETEAU MANUFACTURING USA!@ INC.; BH ELECTRONICS!@ INC.; CARVER BOAT CORPORATION; CHANTIERS BENETEAU SA; CHUCKHOUSE INC.; CRUISERS YACHTS; DAVIS BOATS; ENDEAVOUR CATAMARAN CORPORATION; ENNALS IVES; FLEET SAFETY SUPPLY; FLORIDA BOW THRUSTERS; GOOD AUTOMATIC WINDLASS INC.; HARKEN!@ INC.; HELLS BAY BOATWORKS; HIGH TECH MARINE INC.; HINCKLEY COMPANY; IDEAL WINDLASS COMPANY!@ INC.; IRONWIND INC. -DBA MOOSE BOATS; M & G ELECTRONICS CORP.; MARINTEK; MEDEIROS BOAT WORKS LIMITED; NORDIC TUGS!@ INC.; NOVATRON CORPORATION; OCEAN TECHNOLOGIES; PACER MARINE; PACIFIC MARINER INC.; PACIFIC TRAWLERS NW; REGAL; S2 YACHTS!@ INC.; SABRE CORPORATION; SAFE BOAT; SCANDVIK!@ INC.; SEA RAY - MERRITT ISLAND; SEA SPORT BOATS INC.; SEA VEE BOATS; SEAWARD PRODUCTS; SEAWOLF MARINE MANUFACTURING; SHARPE MARINE; SILVER SHIPS INC.; SILVERTON MARINE CORPORATION; TEAM SUPREME; THOROUGHBRED CRUISERS; THUNDERBIRD PRODUCTS; TOMCO MARINE GROUP; TRANS FIBERGLASS BOAT CO.; TRI TEC SYSTEMS!@ INC.; US MARINE CORPORATION; WESCO (NON-MARINE VEHICLE MARKET); WOOD MFG. CO. D/B/A RANGER BOATS. MORE INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT http://www.bluesea.com/T-1_recall_notice.htm: 09/12/03 CUR#1 RECVD. 55592 UNITS. 11019 UNITS REPLACED. 03/28/04 17361 UNITS REPLACED. 04/27/04 CUR#3 RECEIVED FROM SEARAY. 361 UNITS REPLACED OF 515 ON SEA RAY BOATS. 09/01/04 19466 UNITS REPLACED. 050228 20170 UNITS REPLACED. 060105 CUR 7 RCVD - 20473 UNITS REPLACED. 071405 CUR 8 RCVD FM SEA RAY