ENGINE INCREASES RPM

         
Number 040026T   MIC:
Company: VOLVO PENTA   Company Official: PDE
Model Name: DIESEL ENG. D4 D6 D12D   Model Year: 2003-04
Problem 1: ENGINE INCREASES RPM      
Problem 2:      
HIN   Case Open Date: 3/10/2004
Disposition: CLOSED   Case Close Date: 9/30/2004
Units 382   Campaign Open Date 5/6/2004
Boat Type 32   Campaign Close Date 9/30/2004
Severity: L   Last Date: 5/6/2004
Comments:  
VOLVO DISCOVERED A POTENTIALERROR IN THEIR SOFTWARE IN CERTAIN ELECTRONICALLY CONTROLLED DIESEL ENGINES; TWIN ENGINE INSTALLATIONS ONLY. IF THE ENGINE IDLE SPEEDS ARE CHANGED FROM THE FACTORY SETTING WITH ONE ENGINE HAVING A SLIGHTLY HIGHER RPM THAN THE OTHER IT COULD CAUSE ONE ENGINE TO INCREASE THROTTLE COMMAND TO DO SO. THERE HAVE BEEN NO REPORTS OF FAILURES IN THE FIELD. 04/01/04 DEFECT/NONCOMPLIANCE REPORT RECVD. THE FOLLOWING MODELS AFFECT D4-210HP EVC SER # 2004000559 - 2004001021; D6 310HP EVC SER # 2006000503 - 2006001074; D12D EVC SER # 1012362226 -1012397629. 05/06/04 CUR#1. 416 UNITS. 343 UNITS CORRECTED. 09/30/04 CUR#2 368 UNITS CORRECTED