Boom Support Plate May Obscure Visibility - 2015-2019 Caterpillar Progress Rail 75HRT SkyTrim Hi-Rail

June 14, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V462000

Boom Support Plate May Obscure Visibility

The lack of visibility may increase the risk of crash. The detachment of the boom and cradle may become a road hazard, increasing the risk of crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V462

Manufacturer Caterpillar Inc.


Potential Number of Units Affected 6



Caterpillar Inc. (Caterpillar) is recalling certain 2015-2019 Progress Rail 75HRT SkyTrim Hi-Rail vehicles. The boom cradle includes a support plate that may block the driver's visibility. Additionally, the slew may be insufficient, which may result in the detachment of the boom from the cradle while the vehicle is in motion.



Caterpillar will notify owners, and Progress Rail dealers will relocate the boom cradle to provide visibility for the driver, and revise the boom hydraulic circuit and install a mechanical fastening strap in the event of a hydraulic system failure or leak. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Caterpillar customer service at 1-800-447-4986.



Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to

5 Affected Products



2 Associated Documents

Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V462-1293.pdf 245.381KB

Download (PDF, 240KB)

Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V462-1007.PDF 214.21KB

Download (PDF, 209KB)

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