ALTEC AA755 2004: EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

Make : ALTEC Model : AA755 Year : 2004
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 12V127000
Date Owner's Notified: 2012-04-20 Date Received by ODI: 2012-03-26 Date Added to Database: 2012-03-26
Manufacturers Involved: Altec Industries Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 559
Component: EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1222
Summary:
      ALTEC IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 1993-2004 AA755 AND AA755L VEHICLES. CONTINUOUS OVERLOADING OR SIDE LOADING OF THE BOOMS COULD CAUSE THE LOWER BOOM TO CRACK NEAR THE LOWER BOOM PIVOT.
Consequence:
      CONTINUED USE COULD CAUSE THE BOOM TO FAIL, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY TO PEOPLE OR PROPERTY BELOW.
Remedy:
      ALTEC WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND PROVIDE AA BOOM STIFFENER KIT. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 20, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ALTEC AT 1-877-462-5832.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      ALTEC'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS CSN 559.CUSTOMERS MAY 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.