ALTEC AERIAL DEVICE 1997: EQUIPMENT

Make : ALTEC Model : AERIAL DEVICE Year : 1997
Build Dates : 1995-05-01 - 1999-08-15
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V835000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-01-13 Date Received by ODI: 2016-11-17 Date Added to Database: 2016-11-17
Manufacturers Involved: Altec Industries Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2194
Summary:
      Altec Industries Inc. "Altec" is recalling certain model year 1995-1999 Aerial Device trucks manufactured May 1, 1995, to August 15, 1999 and equipped with Rosenboom Machine and Tool lower boom lift cylinders. The cylinder end gland could fail which could cause uncontrolled boom movement.
Consequence:
      Uncontrolled boom movement may increase the risk of injury to the operator or bystanders.
Remedy:
      Altec will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the boom, and repair or replace the cylinder, free of charge. The recall began on January 13, 2017. Owners may contact Altec customer service at 1-205-991-7733.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.