Hydraulic Motor Shaft Failure Prompts Recall of Spool Valve Motors

If the shaft in a motor used to operate a hydraulic boom or winch breaks, the boom or winch may unexpectedly move

Hydraulic Motor Shaft Failure Prompts Recall of Spool Valve Motors
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July 22, 2016

Eaton Corporation has issued a recall of 853 Spool Valve Motors due to the potential that the motor shaft may break.

If the motor is used to operate a hydraulic boom or winch and the shaft breaks, there may be unexpected movement of the boom or winch, putting the operator or individuals nearby at an increased risk of injury.

Affected part numbers include:

  • 101-1033-009
  • 101-1035-009
  • 101-1042-009
  • 101-1083-009
  • 101-1090-009
  • 101-1091-009
  • 101-1701-009
  • 101-1702-009
  • 101-1703-009
  • 101-1710-009
  • 101-1711-009
  • 101-1722-009
  • 158-1094-001
  • 158-1628-001
  • 158-3373-001
  • 158-3452-001
  • 158-3704-001

Eaton will notify the vehicle manufacturers that purchased the hydraulic motors, and their dealers will replace the hydraulic motors free of charge.

The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.

For more information, owners may contact Eaton Customer Service at (800) 386-1911.