ELECTRICAL AC GROUND

         
Number 980054T   MIC: LAR
Company: LARSON BOATS   Company Official: PDE
Model Name: LARSON CRUISERS W/NOVATRON PANEL   Model Year: 1994-98
Problem 1: ELECTRICAL AC GROUND      
Problem 2: SHOCK HAZARD      
HIN LAR   Case Open Date: 4/10/1998
Disposition: CLOSED   Case Close Date: 10/22/1999
Units 748   Campaign Open Date 4/10/1998
Boat Type 12   Campaign Close Date 10/22/1999
Severity: H   Last Date: 10/31/1998
Comments:  
110 VOLT BREAKER PANEL GROUND (GREEN WIRE) ON THE MAIN BREAKER PANEL AND THE GROUND WIRE (GREEN WIRE) FROM THE SHORE POWER SUPPLY MAY NOT BE PROPERLY CONNECTED TO THE GROUND BUS ON THE AC BREAKER PANEL. ALSO A VARISTOR FROM AC NEUTRAL MAIN BREAKER TO THE MAIN BREAKER RELAY GREEN WIRE POLE MAY IN THE CASE OF REVERSED POLARITY BURN OUT WITHOUT ACTIVATING THE MAIN BREAKER RELAY. NO ACCIDENTS HAVE BEEN REPORTED DUE TO THIS PROBLEM. PROBLEM WAS DISCOVERED AT THE PLANT. PRESENTS A POTENTIAL & & SHOCK HAZARD. SEE ALSO 980041T AND 980055T. 6/3/98 DNR RECVD 748 UNITS. 545 1ST PURCHASERS NOTIFIED. 81 DEALERS NOTIFIED 93 UNITS CORRECTED. CAMPAIGN UPDATE REPORT #1 RECVD 8/14/98. 545 FIRST PURCHASERS NOTIFIED. 81 DEALERS. 149 UNITS CORRECTED. CUR #2 RECEIVED 545 1ST PURCHASERS NOTIFIED. 192 CORRECTED. 10/22/99 CUR #6 RECVD 223 UNITS CORRECTED