ALTEC AC38 2009: EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

Make : ALTEC Model : AC38 Year : 2009
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 12V041000
Date Owner's Notified: 2012-02-21 Date Received by ODI: 2012-02-03 Date Added to Database: 2012-02-05
Manufacturers Involved: Altec Industries Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: CSN 556
Component: EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 18
Summary:
      ALTEC IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2011 AC38 AND MODEL YEAR 2011 AC18 AND AC23 UTILITY VEHICLES, EQUIPPED WITH AN ANTI-TWO BLOCK "ATB" SWITCH TREE GUARD OPTION. THE ATB TREE GUARD SWITCH BRACKET MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED INCORRECTLY.
Consequence:
      IF THE BRACKET WAS INSTALLED INCORRECTLY, THE COMPONENTS COULD BE DISLODGED WHEN THE BOOM IS RAISED TOWARDS THE MAXIMUM ELEVATION AND COULD CAUSE THE ATB SWITCH, COVER, AND WEIGHT TO FALL, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY TO PEOPLE OR PROPERTY BELOW.
Remedy:
      ALTEC WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND INSTRUCT UNIT OWNERS TO INSPECT THE INSTALLATION OF THE TREE GUARD SWITCH BRACKET AND CORRECT ANY INCORRECT INSTALLATIONS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 21, 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 556.OWNERS 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 .