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Old 08-10-2008, 06:08   #1
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Grocco Valve Recall

Groco Recall Seacocks & Valves:
http://www.groco.net/svc-bltn/SB-IBV-071107-mr.pdf

MODELS: IBV, FBV, FV and TWV

GROCO's design for the imported valves series shown above specified a high-grade stainless steel valve stem. We have discovered that the stem material used in some of the valves manufactured between 2004 and 2006 may not have complied with our specifications. Valves with out-of-spec stems may not be suitable for salt-water use. Since the non-compliant silver color stems may fail when the valve is actuated we wish to have all such valves removed from service. GROCO will supply replacement valves at no charge.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:

Visually inspect the valve(s) on your boat. If the valve has a stainless steel stem (silver color), the valve should be replaced during the next scheduled haul-out.. Valves with a brass stem (yellow color) require no further action.

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Untitled Document -then- SERVICE BULLETINS IBV-FBV -then- BALL VALVES
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Old 08-10-2008, 06:13   #2
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Thanks, Gord but I believe this was posted a while back but good to remind folks that might have missed it.
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