Recommendation MR20070027

Recommendation issued to: SEMT Pielstick

Recommendation details
Output No: MR20070027
Date issued: 20 November 2007
Safety action status:
Background: Why this Recommendation was developed

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Safety Issue

The engine manufacturer did not provide sufficient guidance for monitoring the fatigue life of the gudgeon pin or for inspecting the gudgeon pin for early signs of impending failure.

Safety Recommendation

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau recommends that SEMT Pielstick, and its licensees, take action to address this safety issue.

Initial response
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Response from: SEMT Pielstick
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