ALTEC 4700 2002: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Make : ALTEC Model : 4700 Year : 2002
Build Dates : 2000-02-01 - 2005-03-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V200000
Date Owner's Notified: 2005-04-15 Date Received by ODI: 2005-04-26 Date Added to Database: 2005-05-05
Manufacturers Involved: Altec Industries Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 125
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN UTILITY SERVICE TRUCK CHASSIS EQUIPPED WITH ALTEC ELECTRIC HYDRAULIC MANUAL UTILITY BRAKE CONTROL, THE UNITS EXPERIENCE LOSS OF BRAKES DURING AND INTERFERENCE BETWEEN THE WINDSHIELD WIPER DRIVE ARM AND BRAKE LINE THAT RUNS BETWEEN THE CHASSIS MASTER CYLINDER AND BRAKE CONTROL INSIDE THE CAB.
Consequence:
      THIS INTERFERENCE CAN CAUSE THE BRAKE LINE TO RUPTURE. SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH CAN RESULT FROM IMPAIRMENT OR FAILURE OF THE VEHICLE BRAKES.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE WIPER LINKAGE INTERFERENCE, AND REPLACE THE NECESSARY PARTS FREE OF CHARGE. THIS RECALL ONLY INVOLVED ONE CUSTOMER. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 15, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ALTEC AT 919-528-2535.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.